User Reviews for Diethylpropion

Also known as: Tenuate, Tenuate Dospan, Tepanil

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Diethylpropion review summary

9.3/10 Average Rating

97 Ratings with 90 User Reviews

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Review by fozeea (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

It's exactly 1 month today went to clinic to weigh myself and have lost exactly a stone which is around 14lbs. I think great but must say that speed of weight loss has reduced to around 3lbs a week but still losing not gaining.

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June 13, 2014 9:20 AM

Review by fozeea (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

It's me again, only lost 2lbs more weight loss speed slow down. Will be starting 2 25mg per day, now only taking 1 so far was advised to start taking 2 after 3 days of starting but was doing fine with 1 now lets see if taking 2 25mg a day makes any difference.

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May 24, 2014 9:25 PM

Review by fozeea (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Just started my second week starting weight was 100.5 kg weighed myself this morning I'm 97.2kg so in 9 days lost about 6lbs must say first two days had severe headaches but by 3rd day settled down. I tried every medicine but nothing worked, but this seems to be shifting the weight.

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May 21, 2014 7:35 PM

Review by FoZeea (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

I'm here to tell you all that this tablet does work. Due to suffering from anxiety attacks I was put on these instead of phentermine as these have less side effects. I was told to take 1 25mg a day for three days and move onto two if I feel fine. I stared these on Sunday 11/05/14 and next day weighed myself I had actually put on 1/2 kilo so got disheartened my weight at this time was 100.5 kilos yep I know that's a lot, but I just weighed myself and I'm now 98.5 yep lost 2 kilos in 5 days. Only side effect, headaches but nothing else.

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May 15, 2014 6:53 PM

Review by 123Seve:

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10

Tenuate (diethylpropion): I was over weight and prediabetic. I have been on Tenuate 75mg since January 1, 2014. I was about 157 and have lost 16.4 pounds. I have substantially cut down on my food intake. This medicine suppresses my urges to overeat. I now eat small portions easily with less desire for sweets. I have cut down on my sugar and carbs. My doctor said I had to lose weight because my blood sugar was in a prediabetic range. I feel this medicine has been wonderful and effective! I am very pleased and delighted since I was having difficulty taking the weight off. I hope this is helpful to others.

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April 30, 2014 10:01 PM

Review by AnneG2014:

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10

Tenuate (diethylpropion): Best diet pill so far. I've been on 25mg twice a day for a week and I'm loving it. I'm usually not good on any medication. Even some medications for my stomach can make me feel dizzy and weird. I'm so happy with Tenuate. I don't feel nothing but like a good feeling. I'm way more energetic. My mouth is always dry but I'm drinking a lot of water so it's ok. I haven't felt dizzy at all. Haven't had any weird heart beat. Nothing. I'm eating half of what I was eating before I was put on Tenuate. So far so good!

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April 22, 2014 4:22 PM

Review by elizette (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

Been on these pills for a month and lost 15 lbs so far. Tried so many pills to lose weight and nothing worked. Decided to go to a weight loss doctor and it was so worth it!

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April 5, 2014 10:37 PM

Review by TurnLifePink (taken for 10 years or more):

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9.0

Tenuate (diethylpropion): I am no longer obese, but it looks like I will have to fight bulimia all my life. With ups and downs. It is not like I have not tried to work the roots of the problem, but extra help is needed now and then, as I can't eradicate it it seems. Tenuate has been a great support. I have used it sporadically, for moderate lengths of time. It has helped me so much when bulimia takes over, it lifts the dependency. Unfortunately it is no longer approved in Europe. I feel let down, and left to face my problems the hard way, again and again.

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April 5, 2014 6:39 AM

Review by Austin... (taken for less than 1 month):

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9.0

Went to a diet clinic as I was unhappy with my weight, put on 3 stone while being in a relationship, only started a week ago went back to the clinic to be weighed and so on to find I have lost 7 pound in a week. Find the tabs helped a lot as I find I'm a picker when it comes to food and these tablets stopped me picking and I'm cutting the meals I usually have in half. Hope to lose an extra 27 pound to get my target weight.

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March 15, 2014 9:59 AM

Review by Pals Cartage Truck Driver (taken for 6 months to 1 year):

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10

Tenuate Dospan (diethylpropion): Favorable experience. I was too fat and my doctor prescribed it: Tenuate 75mg. Lost a lot of weight rather quickly probably due to the fact I wasn't hungry at all while taking Tenuate 75mg. As a truck driver the added bonus of staying awake and alert helped. No bad side effects & I was able to stop taking them without any withdrawal problems. I took only one each night before starting work. It was great. Ask your doctor first about a prescription.

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February 13, 2014 12:45 PM

Review by avellaneh:

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10

I've been using this medicine for the past two week and started weighting 224 and now I am down to 214. I lost ten pounds and have 30 more to go. I take half a pill in the morning (10:30) and half in the afternoon (4PM). I have kept my calories I take down to 1000 calories and have been very strict with. I have not gotten started with my exercise yet. The only side effects I have experienced have been dry and sower mouth, some constipation, and only sleeping about 6 hours at the beginning. I am pleased with my progress so far!

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January 17, 2014 7:41 PM

Review by Beehive4 (taken for 6 months to 1 year):

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10

Tenuate (diethylpropion): I took Tenuate 25mg 5 years ago for 6 months and lost 55 pounds. After hurting my foot and not being able to exercise I gained back most of the weight over a five year period. My doctor gave it to me again in May of 2013 and I have lost 45 pounds. I weaned myself off of it and am maintaining my weight now with diet and exercise. I love my doctor for suggesting this for "women my age" (40s)!! It works great!!

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January 15, 2014 8:33 PM

Review by EMEllis:

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10

Got the JOB done!!

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December 11, 2013 9:32 AM

Review by WitnessTheFitness (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

This is the most honest review I can give about this medicine. Its amazing. I have been on it for one month and have lost 1 stone and 3 pounds. I go to the gym 4 times a week and I am on a controlled calorie diet. Please ensure that you eat breakfast first then take it 10 minutes later to ensure that the tablet is effective. I find sometimes the medicine wears off by 7pm so I try and take this pill late mornings to ensure I don't get hungry. At the end of the day, this pill does help but you can only really help yourself. Make sure you exercise regularly. You have to put in effort to get excellent results. This is not a miracle pill.

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November 28, 2013 6:47 AM

Review by MareKuntz (taken for less than 1 month):

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9.0

Tenuate (diethylpropion): I was just placed on Tenuate 2 days ago by my physician. I have tried many weight loss options but have had no success. I just have no will power. I am an RN, and reading about this medication I must say that I am going into it a little frightened. But, if you all can do it...so can I! I was so motivated by your many success stories, I hope that I can be one to post one also. My first day mirrored some in that the dry mouth and jitters are what bothered me. I don't think I will be able to take the medication at work. That will be okay, I don't have much time to think about food anyway. Lol! Best of Luck to you all!!!

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November 2, 2013 2:33 PM

Review by willde (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

Tenuate (diethylpropion): first week lost 3 pounds. Have blurred vision but no side effects that cant be tolerated. First night could not sleep but after that it was ok. this is an awesome drug was kind of scared of diet pills but this one is great.

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October 23, 2013 12:21 AM

Review by EMNuke:

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10

I have been on Diehtylpropion for exactly one month now. When I was originally prescribed Diethylpropion I was a little disappointed because I have heard such great things about Phentermine. The doctor explained why Diehtylpropion was more suited for me because of my anxiety issues. The first few days of taking it I did have elevated anxiety, but that ceased after about day 3. My starting weight was 230lbs, 5'7" and exactly one month later I am at 214. I keep my calorie content under 900 and lift a half hour of weights every other day and use the eliptical every once in a while. I have a desk job so I do not get any exercise at work. My goal weight is 170lbs by May so I'm 1/4 of the way there!

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September 30, 2013 7:59 AM

Review by quickslimuk (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

I have recently started taking Diethylpropion 75mg extended release capsule and have lost 31lbs in 7 weeks...very very happy as you can imagine. I now wait until late morning before taking pill otherwise find that by mid afternoon the suppressant has worn off, I follow a very low carb diet but to be honest I haven't exercised that much. The only side effect that I have found is a slightly dry mouth but this made me increase my water intake. I have now stopped my pills due to being near my 'happy weight' (133lbs + 5'3") and am finding that I have remained in control (probably due to stomach having shrunk slightly) and have not gained any weight. I aim to allow myself flexibility of 7lbs either side of my current weight. Great pill!!

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July 7, 2013 11:13 AM

Review by Spicyink (taken for less than 1 month):

I've been on this two weeks today and I have only dropped 2lbs. I take it at 6:30am have a light breakfast at 8:00am. I was hoping to see faster results.

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June 24, 2013 3:50 PM

Review by Thickandcurvy15 (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

Tenuate (diethylpropion): Hi, everyone I wanted to wait until I finish the entire bottle, before I came and did a review. So I went to my doctor who is awesome and she put me on Tenuate. My starting weight was 210 lbs, I started my first pill on May 24, 2013. I will be honest in my review. I started the week off strong eating right, exercising twice a day, making sure I stay within my 1200 calories daily. The exercises I did was walking and fitness blender. I made sure I drank plenty of water and the first week I lost 6.2 lbs. I was so excited and that push me to keep going that second week I lost 3 lbs and third week I lost 3lbs and so forth. As of now I'm 195.8lbs. I love this pill.

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June 21, 2013 12:10 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

I've been on this for a week and lost 9 pounds. Probably water weight but it's still pounds! I recommend.

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June 21, 2013 12:35 AM

Review by SammiLou (taken for 1 to 2 years):

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10

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.

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May 14, 2013 8:29 AM

Review by Rajun Cajun (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

Tenuate (diethylpropion): 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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February 11, 2013 3:01 PM

Review by Whitley:

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9.0

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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January 12, 2013 2:32 PM

Review by Young23:

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10

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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