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How to control hunger?I feel too hungry & eat more which leads to gain wt. I took diethylpropion 75mg for a month and it was a temporary solution.

How to control hunger?I feel too hungry & eat more which leads to gain wt. I took diethylpropion 75mg for a month and it was a temporary solution.

Frequency: Eat small amounts every 3 hours or so. This will not only help control your appetite, but will also keep you from gaining weight. Long periods between meals encourage the body to store fat and gain weight. Consider some of your intake being (raw) vegetables and dips. Increase your water drinking. Daily exercise, but easy does it so you look forward to it instead of dreading it. ...Read more

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I've taken diethylpropion for the last 2 weeks and today i had a random test at work called 38850n sap 5-50/2k+mdma; can this cause a false positive?

I've taken diethylpropion for the last 2 weeks and today i had a random test at work called 38850n sap 5-50/2k+mdma; can this cause a false positive?

Yes: Diethylpropion, like bupropion (an antidepressant) has an amphetamine-like nucleus, and can give a presumptive positive. However, the confirmatory test (which in any forensic setting where the results matter should be done) will be negative and will correctly identify the parent drug and metabolites. If they are not doing a confirmatory test, insist on it. Unfortunately, some are not aware of need. ...Read more

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How to control hunger?I feel too hungry & eat more which leads to gain wt. I took diethylpropion 75mg for a month and it was a temporary solution.

Frequency: Eat small amounts every 3 hours or so. This will not only help control your appetite, but will also keep you from gaining weight. Long periods between meals encourage the body to store fat and gain weight. Consider some of your intake being (raw) vegetables and dips. Increase your water drinking. Daily exercise, but easy does it so you look forward to it instead of dreading it. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take rynatan and diethylpropion together?

What will happen if you take rynatan and diethylpropion together?

Possible interaction: "Both phenylephrine and diethylpropion can increase blood pressure and heart rate, and combining them may enhance these effects. " (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=878-0,631-2407) ...Read more

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What are the side effects of diethylpropion HCl ER 75mg?

What are the side effects of diethylpropion HCl ER 75mg?

Many: Possible side effects: arrhythmias, possible mentation changes and habit forming potential. I have never prescribed it, but per literature review its side effect profile is similar to Phentermine, commonly used for weight loss purposes. In my opinion the risk of using it outweighs its benefits. ...Read more

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I've taken diethylpropion for the last 2 weeks and today i had a random test at work called 38850n sap 5-50/2k+mdma; can this cause a false positive?

Yes: Diethylpropion, like bupropion (an antidepressant) has an amphetamine-like nucleus, and can give a presumptive positive. However, the confirmatory test (which in any forensic setting where the results matter should be done) will be negative and will correctly identify the parent drug and metabolites. If they are not doing a confirmatory test, insist on it. Unfortunately, some are not aware of need. ...Read more

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Wich medication is better to start obesity treatment? Qsymia, belviq (lorcaserin) or diethylpropion?

Wich medication is better to start obesity treatment? Qsymia,  belviq (lorcaserin) or  diethylpropion?

Difficult: Drugs should only be used for severe obesity with complications, and where diet and exercise have already been tried. Qsymia and dietylpropion both contain stimulants which can be addictive and increase the risk of heart damage. For that reason, Belviq (lorcaserin) has advantages. It can also be given with other heart safe drugs like orlistat and topiramate. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more