What is Tepanil used for?
Diethylpropion is used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to help you lose weight. It is used in people who are significantly overweight (obese) and have not been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone.
Does diethylpropion work for weight loss?
Diethylpropion is used as part of a short-term plan, along with a low calorie diet, for weight reduction. It is used in obese patients who have not been able to lose weight with diet and exercise alone. Diethylpropion belongs to the group of medicines known as appetite suppressants.
Is diethylpropion better than phentermine?
The results showed that there was a significantly greater weight loss in patients treated with phentermine which was particularly marked during the last 4 weeks of the study. There were significant reductions in blood pressure and heart rate in the phentermine group and of heart rate in the diethylpropion group.
How quickly does diethylpropion work?
You should see some weight loss soon after you start this medication. Tell your doctor if you do not see at least 4 pounds of weight loss within 4 weeks of starting this medication.
Does diethylpropion give you energy?
It may work by decreasing your appetite, increasing the amount of energy used by your body, or by affecting certain parts of the brain. This medication is an appetite suppressant and belongs to a class of drugs called sympathomimetic amines.
Can i take phentermine and diethylpropion together?
Using phentermine together with diethylpropion is not recommended. Combining these medications may increase the risk of serious heart problems. Contact your doctor if you develop shortness of breath, chest pain or tightness, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or swelling of the legs, ankles, or feet.
Should I take diethylpropion on an empty stomach?
How to use Diethylpropion HCL ER. Take the immediate-release form of this medication by mouth, usually 3 times a day 1 hour before meals or as directed by your doctor.
Can you drink coffee with diethylpropion?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between caffeine and diethylpropion.
Which is better diethylpropion or phentermine?
Can diethylpropion cause hair loss?
These include complaints such as dysuria, dyspnea, hair loss, muscle pain, increased sweating, and polyuria.