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What happens if I miss a dose (Tenuate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is already evening. Wait until the next morning to take your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Tenuate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Diethylpropion may also cause restless feelings that can hide the symptoms of extreme tiredness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of diethylpropion.
What other drugs will affect diethylpropion (Tenuate)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with diethylpropion. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about diethylpropion.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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