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diethylpropion for Obesity: I've taken these for approximately 18 months and I have lost 10 stone 11lbs (as of this morning). I love them. I don't get any side effects really aside from occasionally unable to sleep for longer than 5/6 hours. I'm more focused, procrastination isn't even in my vocabulary and I am feeling amazing - only 3 more stone to go and I am there - ALL THANKS TO Diethylpropion.
Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: Tenuate is the best. After having my second child in April 2012 I blew up to a whopping 300 pounds. In October of 2012 I went to my doctor and he tried me on Tenuate for 1 month. This was the best decision ever. Tenuate not only controlled my appetite, it helped me eat smaller portion. I had a 30 day supply and made it last for 2 months. By December I went down to 280lbs. In January I started counting my calories on my own without the help of pills and its mid February now I'm down to 250. Tenuate showed me how I should eat and it may have "shrunk" my stomach. I also walk a mile every day, which helped speed up my weight loss process. If I can do it, you can too. Good Luck.
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diethylpropion for Obesity: I started the 75mg pill three days ago, and have already lost 4 pounds. I eat a small bowl of cereal for lunch and a grilled chicken on wheat for dinner and I am FULL! So far so good. Looking forward to more weight loss!
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diethylpropion for Obesity: I've just started taking the pills for only four days and I'm down 7.2 lbs! I am a heavy binge eater but I haven't done so since I've been taking the pills. Love them ..so far no side effects ..no heart racing or anything. I was prescribed 75 mg and told to take two a day. I've only been taking one a day ! Will up the dosage after
day seven. I'll be back with an update!.also I have to remind myself to eat..force myself really. It's definitely an appetite suppressant
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Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I have been on Tenuate for a year and at first I was losing weight fast (30lbs) and looked great but by 6 months I had stopped losing so my dr took me off it for 3 months. I got back on after I gained back 20 of the 30lbs lost. This was during summer and I have two kids I'm constantly chasing. I've been back on Tenuate for 3 months and I have gained another 6lbs WHILE ON TENUATE!!! I have a healthy diet and exercise regularly. So, if you want to lose weight for a specific occasion this med is great for you but if you want something to help you keep it off....this might not be it.
Review by blondie129 (taken for less than 1 month):
Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I was prescribed to phentermine last year and had amazing results but I lost it so quickly I gained it back. So my doctor re prescribed it to me and for some odd odd reason I had the worlds worst side effects so he put me on Tenuate. So far, in the past oh say 6 days I have felt...normal. which is a good thing. I'm not eating as much and definitely am enjoying working out! This pill is awesome. Though when I went to the doctor I was 147 I don't plan on weighing myself until I go back or my pants start falling loose (because that'll get me extra curious). I definitely feel though that I have possibly lost a a few pounds, hope so. I recommend this pill to anyone who wants to lose weight and not feel like a crack head like you will on phentermine!
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diethylpropion for Obesity: I am writing my experience on this page because it was all I read here that gave me the courage to start taking the medicine. I started taking this 10 weeks ago and I have shed off 10kg of weight! In the first 2 weeks, I took 75mg regularly in the morning. Then I realized that I get hungry towards 4pm. Then I break the tablet into 2, thereby taking it twice a day. In the past 2 weeks, I have taken only half a tablet daily (around midday) and I am still shedding an average of a kg per week. I am now 94kg, hoping to reach my target weight of 84kg by end of the year.
diethylpropion for Obesity: After 3 beautiful children I found myself struggling to lose weight. I never gained more weight but I just couldn't lose it. I was 215 pounds for 5 years after the birth of my last child. I have always been muscular so it wasn't sloppy weight, but I wanted my pre-childbearing body back. I am only 5'3" tall and I didn't like that according to BMI charts I am considered obese. The first day taking this I was 217 pounds, today I am 186. I have gone from a size 14 to a 10. My only struggle so far has been maintaining muscle mass. Make sure you adopt healthy eating and drinking habits (lots of hidden calories in juices, soda, etc.), and get up and burn calories. Use it as a stepping stone not a crutch, good luck!
Tenuate Dospan (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I have taken Tenuate for 2 months now and lost almost 20 pounds. This is HUGE for me as I had tried and failed to lose weight -any weight- on my own for years. In addition to helping me lose weight, on it I have more energy and a better mood, so I did some research and found that the medicine apparently also works on increasing the serotonin in the brain. Good stuff - I've been very happy with it.
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Review by htaylor52 (taken for less than 1 month):
diethylpropion for Obesity: This medication is the best. I have lost 12lbs in a week and a half. I have to make myself eat at times and as a working mother of five I have no time to hit the gym. I would recommend this to anyone who needs that extra help to loss weight. I hope to loss 20 more lbs and I am very hopeful.
Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I started Tenuate in Mid March and now am down 40 lbs. I use Tenuate along with a low calorie diet and moderate exercise. I just reached one of my first goals which was to be <200 lbs. That was a big step for me. I haven't been this small since my first pregnancy back in 1995. I still have a long way to go but I am very happy with the outcome this far. I usually skip the Tenuate on the weekends because I tend to not eat breakfast on weekends. If I don't eat an hour or so after taking the pill in the mornings, I get a little jittery. I would recommend this to anyone looking to lose big numbers. I weigh in with my doctor once a month and she monitors my blood pressure, etc. Couldn't be happier.
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Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I am 25 years old 5ft 9in and weighed 262lbs when I started Tenuate. I have been on it for 2 weeks now. I have not weighed yet but I have to make myself eat at first I was counting calories but couldn't eat more than 900 calories a day and that was eating 5 times a day so I just eat a little here and there. I have only experienced dry mouth. I am very hopeful I need rid of this weight maybe Tenuate will do it.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I just started the time release, this is my third day. I have always been hesitant because about 6 years ago I started suffering from severe panic attacks and since then I have had a hard time with anything that gets my heart rate going or makes my body feel weird including caffeine. So exercise would trigger panic attacks, I finally got them under control with meds but I weigh 277 pounds not a number I usually say out loud. So anyways I am not having any major jitters or anything, I have dry mouth really bad but can work with it. I do find that I have no appetite and food taste a little different but not craving to eat all the time. I am down to 269lbs, which is probably water weight. I am staying hopeful because I really need my life back.
Review by sasababe1 (taken for less than 1 month):
diethylpropion for Obesity: I've been using the 75 mg of Tenuate for 2 days. I am NOT hungry at all, but I force myself to eat: Breakfast is cottage cheese, fruit, and nuts in a bowl. Then 1 bottle of water. I'm full until lunchtime 4 hrs. later. If I don't eat, I get a slight headache, so I make a half sandwich-tuna fish or turkey, lettuce, tomato and lite mayo. I eat that with a small fruit: orange/grapes. I eat more cottage cheese, ground turkey burger for dinner whole wheat bun and veggies steamed and more water and juice. I'm so full when I finish but I know it's working so I make sure I'm full so I don't get tempted to go back in the kitchen after 6:00 pm. I exercise twice a day every day. Low impact and cardio. I can see a difference already in my legs & arms. Love it.
Review by SaSaBabe1 (taken for less than 1 month):
Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I've tried Tenuate 2 years ago to lose weight. It WORKED then and now I'm older and have high blood pressure and a bad back so I needed a boost again! Still works the same in lowering my hunger, lost 5 lbs in 2 days! 35lbs more to go and I'm VERY confident I'm going to succeed. Mine are 75 mg. No side effects with the exception of dry mouth. I drink more water.
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diethylpropion for Obesity: I have been on Tenuate 75mg since March 9th. I have dropped 20 lbs in approx. 9 weeks. My calorie goal is 1100-1200 although some days I am lucky to reach 600. I am just not that hungry. I also changed my eating habits. Grilled chicken vs fried and lots of salads with reduced or fat free dressings. Tenuate and My Fitness Pal have been my "crutches". I still have a long way to go but I am determined to do it!
diethylpropion for Obesity: After three kids I went from 130lbs (a size 7) to 195 (a size 15). I tried so hard to lose weight on my own but I went up and down between 5lbs. I decided to go to a Doctor where I was prescribed this medication 75mg once a day. The office gave me a diet to follow which was for breakfast a slice of 50cal. bread with some butter spray, for the morning snack a piece of fruit, for lunch 1/2 a turkey sandwich with mustard, for afternoon snack 1 cup of veggies, for dinner 300 cal. frozen dinner, and at least 100oz of fluid a day. (No caffeine). In 4 weeks I lost 20 lbs. I got off the pill for 2 months and put back on only 3lbs. I will be starting the pill again next week so I can get rid of the rest of my excess weight. This pill is amazing.
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Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: This pill is just in one word, unbelievable! I have lost a total of 45 pounds so far! It has given me my life back. I went from a big size 12 to a size 4! I have never been happier in my life.
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diethylpropion for Obesity: I've been on diethylpropion 75mg for 12 weeks have lost 1 and half stones in weight. I got an eating programme with the medication... was 13.5 now 12 stone no problems on the medication. Very pleased woman.
It's been three days now that i have been on diethylpropion 75mg. Taking it in the morning around 10. I felt it working thirty mins later. I was up, ready to go and get the day started to concur my goal. I can already see/feel a difference. I've tried everything. Worked out and ate right for 2 months and I got nothing. Was on a fast for two weeks. Not encouraging. For something to impress me in only thirty mins in taking the product, is sold in my opinion. I feel this product will finally give me the success in reaching my goal to lose weight.
diethylpropion for Obesity: This is week 1 on Diethylpropion and I have more energy than ever! I feel less hungry and I am drinking more water. I can tell this is going to be a great jump start for me!
Tenuate (diethylpropion) for Obesity: I've been taking 75 mg of Tenuate for 4 months now and have lost a total of 40 lbs and intend to lose another 15. I dropped the most weight during the first 2 months and then slowly added a few more calories to my diet to slow down the weight loss and back off the pills so that I don't put more weight back on when I'm totally off them. It takes discipline and I now eat lots of fruits and vegetables. This pill is really amazing and you do have to sometimes remind yourself to eat. There are some days (when I don't take the pill) that I feel hungry and eat more so I always try to eat less the next day. So far that's working. Since I'm 60 yrs old my Dr. has been monitoring me very carefully but I've had no issues whatsoever.
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diethylpropion for Obesity: Just started taking the 75 mg tablets daily, about 3 days ago, already have dropped 5 pounds, AFTER just being on a normal diet of not eating as much and losing 85 pounds without the pill. I have found that it makes my cravings completely go away and I have to MAKE myself eat. I could go all day without eating if I wanted, but you can't lose weight unless you eat SOMETHING. Only negative side effects were INTENSE dry mouth, a little bit of a headache which Tylenol can take care of, and my blood pressure sky rocketed a bit.
Tenuate (diethylpropion): I've been taking Tenuate for 2 months and I've lost 13.5 pounds! I don't have any side effects. My doctor told me to go at least one day a week without taking the pill and I've noticed that on those days when I don't take the pill I can eat like I used to. I'm kind of worried that when I stop taking the pill that I would gain all my weight back. I've read everyones posts and we all kind of have that same effect....you would gain weight back if you stop taking it. My problem is that I really like to snack ALL the time, but with taking this it really does suppress your appetite. If I eat a little too much I feel like I could throw up. So this pill really does work by helping you lose weight and to stop eating all the time. Try it!
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