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Friday, April 24, 2009

TENUATE

Tenuate (diethylpropion) used by 64% of weight loss doctors surveyed

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of weight loss doctors surveyed use the diet drug Tenuate (diethylpropion) with their weight loss patients.

It is the second most used diet drug used by these doctors. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 11:03 am | [0] comments

Monday, September 19, 2005

TENUATE / DIETHYLPROPION

Tenuate (diethylpropion) plus diet causes 17-25 lbs weight loss after six months

Tenuate (diethylpropion) given every day causes greater weight loss than diet alone, but giving it intermittently every other month is not according to paper on diet drugs by Dr. Lisa L. Ioannides-Demos from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Sep 19, 2005 6:20 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 25, 2005

TENUATE

Tenuate (diethylpropion) causes average weight loss of 7.3 lbs after six months

Tenuate Dospan (diethylpropion) causes an average weight loss of 7.3 pounds more than placebo after six months according to a analysis by the RAND Corporation. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 25, 2005 9:39 am | [0] comments

Friday, December 17, 2004

U.S. NIH’s Obesity Guidelines Part 30: Diet drugs for weight loss

Meridia (sibutramine) and and Xenical (orlistat) are the only diet drugs currently approved for long-term use according to the U.S. NIH's Obesity Guidelines (p. xvi). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Dec 17, 2004 2:45 am | [0] comments

Friday, October 01, 2004

Tenuate (diethylpropion) causes 13-20 lbs more weight loss short-term, 3.3 lbs less long-term

According to the longest double-blind, placebo-controlled study, Tenuate (diethylpropion) causes an an average weight loss of 3.3 pounds or 1.5 percent of bodyweight less than placebo according to a recent review paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Oct 01, 2004 6:00 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, June 08, 2004

Most diet drugs similar to dopamine, adrenaline and noradrenaline

Diet pill critics often like to say that diet pills are amphetamine-like, refering to their chemical structure. It should be noted that the basic chemical structure of most diet pills is also similar to the neurotransmitters dopamine, adrenaline and noradrenaline as pointed out in a recent review paper by Halpern and Mancini (2003, p. 28, col. 1). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 08, 2004 10:30 am | [2] comments

Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Wellbutrin (bupropion) nearly identical in structure to Tenuate (diethylpropion)

Wellbutrin and Zyban (bupropion), the antidepressant and antismoking drug that has also been shown to cause weight loss, is "almost identical in [chemical] structure to [the diet pill Tenuate] diethylpropion" according a letter to the editor in the British Medical Journal. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 01, 2004 3:20 pm | [0] comments

Treating Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction (HPD): By William Wilson, M.D.

In his interview, William Wilson, M.D., discussed a condition he has named Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction, or HPD for short. In this article he provides an outline for diagnosis, treatment and examples of patients he has treated. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 01, 2004 8:30 am | [0] comments

Friday, May 07, 2004

Phentermine: Drug interactions

People taking the following medications should not take phentermine because of possible drug interactions unless instructed to do so by your physician. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 07, 2004 2:40 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, May 06, 2004

Tenuate (diethylpropion): 18 lbs weight loss in four months

Patients lost slightly more weight taking 75 mg of sustained-release diethylpropion daily for four months compared to those who took it intermittently one month at a time, either starting with the drug or with the placebo (18 pounds versus 16.4 pounds versus 12.4 pounds). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, May 06, 2004 4:13 pm | [0] comments

Tenuate (diethylpropion): 15 lbs weight loss in three months

Women lost 14.8 pounds in three months taking 75 mg of sustained-release diethylpropion per day compared to 9 pounds for those given a placebo. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, May 06, 2004 4:10 pm | [0] comments

Tenuate (diethylpropion): 11 lbs weight loss in two months

Sustained-release diethylpropion (75 mg per day) caused more weight loss than a placebo in a four month double-blind, crossover study by Carney and Tweddell, 1975) Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, May 06, 2004 4:07 pm | [0] comments

Tenuate (diethylpropion): Similar weight loss, but greater compliance during six week study

More patients stuck with a prescribed diet for six weeks and lost weight when they were given 75 mg of sustained-release diethylpropion than those who were given a placebo (78 percent versus 50 percent, respectively). However, weight loss was similar among those who lost weight in both group (6.5 pounds versus 6.4 pounds). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, May 06, 2004 4:03 pm | [0] comments

Tenuate (diethylpropion): An overview of this diet drug

Tenuate (diethylpropion) has been shown to cause weight loss in obese patients with hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and refractory obesity. Continuous therapy causes slightly more weight loss than intermittent therapy and results in a smaller range of weight changes. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, May 06, 2004 3:45 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 06, 2004

Phentermine-Tenuate combined with No-Dinner Diet: An interview with Dr. Gary Albertson

"No eating after 2 pm," says Gary R. Albertson, D.O. of Monahans, Texas when asked about his No-Dinner diet. As far as diet drugs Albertson's says "I only use three diet medications--phentermine, diethylpropion and phendimetrazine." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 06, 2004 7:35 am | [17] comments
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