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What Is Diethylpropion Used For?

How Does Diethylpropion Work?

Diethylpropion works in the brain by suppressing the appetite, and it may also increase the metabolism.

Is Diethylpropion Used in Children?

Diethylpropion is not approved for treating obesity in children. Talk to your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using the drug in children.

Is Diethylpropion Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend diethylpropion for something other than weight loss. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label uses for diethylpropion.

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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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