Drug InteractionsBelviq may react with several other medications (see Belviq Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Heart valve problems
- A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Heart block (a type of arrhythmia)
- Depression or other mood disorder
- A history of suicide attempts or thoughts of suicide
- Any problem with the shape of your penis, such as Peyronie's disease
- Blood cell problems, such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia
- A history of a painful or prolonged erection that lasted for more than four hours (priapism)
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Belviq and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Belviq and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Belviq Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)