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Precautions and Warnings With Diethylpropion

Be sure to review the precautions and warnings with diethylpropion to help ensure that the drug is appropriate for you. Before taking the medication, tell your healthcare provider if you have epilepsy, any heart problems, or hyperthyroidism. Precautions and warnings with diethylpropion also apply to people who have severe high blood pressure, glaucoma, heart disease, or pulmonary hypertension.

Diethylpropion: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking diethylpropion hydrochloride (Tenuate®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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