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Diethylpropion Appetite Suppressants -
Diethylpropion, Fastin, Ionamin, Plegine, Prelu-2, Sanorex, Tenuate
Diethylpropion is used in combination with a diet plan to help you reduce weight.
Diethylpropion How to use:
Diethylpropion is best taken on an empty stomach one hour before meals. Sustained-release or long acting products must be swallowed whole. Crushing or chewing them will destroy the long action and may cause increased side effects. Because this medication may cause sleeplessness, avoid taking a dose late in the day. Take Diethylpropion as prescribed. Do not take it more often or longer than directed. It is usually taken for 8 to 12 weeks. Use in combination with other appetite suppressant medicine is generally not recommended. Consult your doctor before such use.
Diethylpropion Side Effects:
Blurred vision, dizziness, dry mouth, sleeplessness, irritability, stomach upset or constipation may occur the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these effects persist or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you experience: chest pain, nervousness, pounding heart, difficulty urinating, mood changes, breathing difficulties, swelling. If this medication makes you dizzy or lightheaded, avoid driving or engaging in activities requiring alertness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
If overdose Diethylpropion is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose Diethylpropion may include restlessness, fever, fast breathing, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, panic or paranoid, drowsiness, convulsions, unconsciousness, unusually fast or slow heart beat, headache, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, pale or flushing, chest pain, sweating, muscle weakness, agitation, large pupils, or delusions.
Appetite suppressants are not a substitute for proper diet. For maximum effects, this must be used in conjunction with a diet and exercise program. Do not share this medication with others.
Diethylpropion Missed dose:
If you miss a dose Diethylpropion, do not double the next dose. Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Store Diethylpropion at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom.
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