What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Diethylpropion?

(dye eth il PROE pee on)

• This medicine is used to treat obesity.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine may be habit-forming with long-term use.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit caffeine (for example, tea, coffee, cola) and chocolate intake. Use with this medicine may cause nervousness, shakiness, and fast heartbeat.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Nervous and excitable.

• Dry mouth. Frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free...