Diethylpropion hydrochloride (Tenuate®
) is a prescription weight loss medication
approved to treat obesity for short-term use only (just a few weeks). It should be used along with an appropriate diet and exercise.
Diethylpropion Side Effects
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with diethylpropion. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of diethylpropion include but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Diethylpropion to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)