What If I Take an Overdose of Diethylpropion?

People who take too much diethylpropion may experience the following symptoms:
  • Restlessness
  • Shakiness (tremor)
  • Rapid breathing
  • Confusion
  • Violent behavior
  • Hallucinations
  • Panic
  • Dilated (wide-open) pupils
  • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose on diethylpropion, seek immediate medical attention.
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How Should Diethylpropion Be Stored?

Diethylpropion should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container.
Keep diethylpropion and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Diethylpropion?

If you do not take your diethylpropion as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Who Makes Diethylpropion?

Brand-name diethylpropion is no longer being made. Generic diethylpropion is manufactured by Watson Laboratories and CorePharma, LLC.

Strengths of Diethylpropion

Brand-name diethylpropion tablets are no longer available. Generic diethylpropion tablets come in the following strengths:
  • Diethylpropion 25 mg tablets (short-acting)
  • Diethylpropion 75 mg controlled-release tablets (long-acting).
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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