diethylpropion hydrochloride

diethylpropion hydrochloride

(dī-ĕth″ĭl-prō′pē-ŏn)
An adrenergic drug with actions similar to those of the amphetamines.
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Much recent work has documented the safety and efficacy of appetite suppressants in weight control.[7-46] Appetite suppressants that have been studied and found to be safe, effective, and of low abuse potential include diethylpropion hydrochloride (75 mg daily), mazindol (1 mg daily), phentermine hydrochloride, fenfluramine hydrochloride (d-fenfluramine and the racemic dl-fenfluramine), fluoxetine hydrochloride (60 to 80 mg daily), and phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride (75 mg daily, available over the counter)[7-46] (Table).