Tenuate Retard 75mg
Tenuate Retard 75mg works 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.
Tenuate Retard 75mg is a weight loss medication used in the short term for treatment of obesity. Its generic name is diethylpropion and it is designed to be used for up to four weeks alongside proper diet and physical exercise to help start the weight loss process for people who have been unsuccessful in losing weight without
Tenuate Retard 75mg is a medication, which is used for treatment of moderate and severe obesity in adults and adolescents aged 12 years and older.
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. If late-night eating is a problem, your doctor may direct you to take another dose in the evening. Taking this medication late in the day may cause trouble sleeping (insomnia).
The extended-release form of diethylpropion is usually taken once a day in the mid-morning. Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects.
Side effects Tenuate Retard 75mg
Common Tenuate side effects may include:
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach, constipation;
headache, blurred vision;
sleep problems (insomnia);
dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling;
dry mouth, unpleasant taste in your mouth;
decreased sex drive; or.
redness, bruising, or rash.
Efficacy of Tenuate Retard with other anorectic agents has not been studied and the combined use may have the potential for serious cardiac problems; therefore, the concomitant use with other anorectic agents is contraindicated.
Antidiabetic drug requirements (i.e., insulin) may be altered. Concurrent use with general anesthetics may result in arrhythmias. The pressor effects of diethylpropion and those of other drugs may be additive when the drugs are used concomitantly; conversely, diethylpropion may interfere with antihypertensive drugs (i.e., guanethidine, a-methyldopa). Concurrent use of phenothiazines may antagonize the anorectic effect of diethylpropion.