Our expert says:
On what grounds did you decide that the recommended dose was "too much" ? Was this a sort ofn theoretical idea, or was it causing intolerable side-effects ? The real issue should probably be what dose is effective in producing the benefits one wants.
You say you feel "great" receiving the injection once a month rather than every 2 weeks. But skipping an injection is a really bad idea - your body does not need a "break" from it, any more than a diabetic needs a "break" from insulin. If you can function excellently without the drug, then it isn't needed at all, but apparently your specialist has recommended it for good reasons, with which you at least initially, agreed. I'm not sure what you mean by "great" if it means reduced appetite and weight loss, that might not necessarily be a good thing.
However, the best answer is you need to discuss these ideas of yours with your prescribing doc, and examine the advantages and disadvantages of changing thwe approach to this potentiall very useful medication.
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