Tenuate Oral Tablet 25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tenuate: Oral tablet (25mg)

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Diethylpropion 25mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: WATSON 783 
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Diethylpropion 25mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: WATSON 783 
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Tenuate 25mg Tab
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: TENUATE 25 
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Diethylpropion 25mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: WATSON 783 
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Diethylpropion 25mg Tab
KVK-Tech, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 44 

What is this Medicine?

DIETHYLPROPION (dye eth il PROE pee on) decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks.

Similar Generic Drugs : Diethylpropion: Oral tablet (25mg)
In-Depth Information

Tenuate 25mg Tablet

NDC: 000680697
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Obesity

Tenuate 25mg Tablet
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Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: TENUATE 25 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Tenuate 25mg Tablet

Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stiff Heart Vavle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Withdrawal Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Shaking Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Addiction Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Addiction Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tolerance Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Tenuate 25mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Tenuate 25mg Tablet(Diethylpropion Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Diethylpropion Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Tenuate 25mg Tablet(Diethylpropion Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Diethylpropion Hydrochloride(Diethylpropion Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Diethylpropion. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Diethylpropion may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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