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Tenuate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- What are the possible side effects of diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- How should I take diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tenuate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tenuate)?
- What should I avoid while taking diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- What other drugs will affect diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tenuate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is already evening. Wait until the next morning to take your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Tenuate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Diethylpropion may also cause restless feelings that can hide the symptoms of extreme tiredness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of diethylpropion.
What other drugs will affect diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- insulin or oral diabetes medication;
- blood pressure medication; or
- stimulants, cold or allergy medicines, ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medicine such as Adderall or Ritalin.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with diethylpropion. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about diethylpropion.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Tenuate Information
- Tenuate Drug Interactions Center: diethylpropion oral
- Tenuate Side Effects Center
- Tenuate Overview including Precautions
- Tenuate FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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