tenuat retard Diethylpropion 75 mg
tenuat retard Diethylpropion contains the active substance amfepramone . Note also the special effect of Tenuate retard.
tenuat retard Diethylpropion 75 mg
Diethylpropion Hydrochloride is a sympathomimetic amine structurally similar to amphetamine with anorexiant activity. Diethylpropion hydrochloride stimulates the central nervous system and increases the release of norepinephrine and dopamine from nerve terminals and inhibits their uptake. This suppresses appetite, increases motor activity, causes euphoria, mental alertness and excitement. This drug may also cause an increase in heart rate and blood pressure. Diethylpropion hydrochloride is used in the treatment of obesity.
The body mass index is calculated by dividing the body weight in kilograms by the body size in meters squared:
Body mass index ( BMI ) = body weight in kg / (body measurements in m) 2
So far, only a short-lasting efficacy has been demonstrated in terms of weight reduction. To what extent the active substance helps to avoid diseases that are related to obesity has not been proven.
More detailed information is available on the following application areas of Amfepramon :
Please also read the information on the drug class alpha-sympathomimetics , to which the active ingredient amfepramone belongs.
Unless otherwise prescribed, adults and children over the age of twelve take one tablet with plenty of liquid without chewing during the morning or one hour before lunch . Avoid using in the evening as it can cause nervousness and insomnia .
Perform treatment only under the supervision of physicians
experienced in the management of obesity. Other organic diseases as a cause of obesity should be excluded prior to the regulation. In the treatment of obesity, a comprehensive approach should be followed, including diet and medical and psychotherapeutic care.
The duration of treatment is four to six weeks and must not exceed three months. If no weight loss is
noted after three to four weeks , treatment should be discontinued. But if the weight loss during this time, the drug should also be taken no longer than twelve weeks. If treated for more than four weeks, the physician should weigh the benefit very carefully against the potential risks.
Package size & prices
|Package size and pharmaceutical form||Active substance content (dosage per piece of prolonged-release tablet)|
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|30 pieces of prolonged-release tablets||63.69 milligrams of amfepramone|
|60 pieces of prolonged-release tablets||63.69 milligrams of amfepramone|
Other ingredients tenuat retard Diethylpropion 75 mg
The following non-active ingredients are included in the drug:
- Carbomer 974
- Lactose monohydrate
- tartaric acid
- zinc stearate
What speaks against an application?
– Hypersensitivity to the ingredients
– Coronary heart disease (circulatory disorders of the heart muscle), currently or a long time
– Circulatory disorders of the cerebral vessels, current or even if they are older
– Psychological disorders (such as depression, psychosis), current or even if they already
– Alcohol abuse
– Drug abuse – Drug
– Tendency to abuse drugs
– Phaeochromocytoma (adrenaline-producing tumor)
– Angle-angle glaucoma
Under certain circumstances – talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
– Heart disease
– Hypertension, high blood pressure in the pulmonary circulation
– Metabolic diseases (such as diabetes mellitus)
– Prostate enlargement with residual urine formation
Which age group should be considered?
– Children under 12 years: The medicinal product must not be used.
– Adolescents from 12 to 18 years: The product should be used with particular caution.
What about pregnancy and lactation?
– Pregnancy: The medicine should not be used according to current knowledge.
– Breast-feeding: According to current knowledge, an application is discouraged. You may be to consider a weaning.
How does the ingredient of the medicine work?
The active ingredient releases a certain messenger substance (norepinephrine) in the brain from its stores and thereby, among other things, reduces appetite.
Norepinephrine activates that portion of the involuntary (vegetative) nervous system that sets the body on alert. Needs such as appetite are throttled at the same time.