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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Tenuate Oral.

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Condition: Overweight
2/24/2012 3:12:20 PM

Reviewer: sharon, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
hello. I work at a physician group as a medical assistant. Most of the physicians there do not RX this particular medicine...Tenuate Dospan, although 1 does. the medication does what its suppose to do...takes the urge to compulsively eat away. I no longer was consumed with thoughts of food. Never felt nervous or jittery. I did drink alot of water, that i needed to be doing anyway. Honestly, my bod ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
10/26/2011 12:15:20 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
works well controling your eatin habits. have seen the weight loss and not craving food alot.

Condition: Overweight
9/28/2011 1:22:23 AM

Reviewer: jax, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This Rx is very effective. Dry mouth is a given because you lose lots of bloating water in your tissues. I lost 30 lbs & kept it off. This is a dangerous drug and if it's not taken exactly how instructed you can hurt yourself. Do not take more than 4 months max in your LIFE time. I abused it because I was losing so much weight & loved it and now I have pulmonary problems which can neve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
8/31/2011 11:05:52 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've only been on this pill for 12 days and have lost 7 lbs. !! It has really helped to lesson my cravings. I'm also eating a healthier diet; no sugars and cut my carb intake in half. I do have dry mouth some days which increases my water consumption but that's a good thing. I have bad knees so have not been on a regular exercise program yet. Due to my age my doctor will only allow m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
5/24/2011 9:14:45 PM

Reviewer: silvercoach, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My doctor prescribes this medication for me when I described my eating behavior to be similar to drug craving and drug seeking behaviors. The medication has made it easier for me to identify being hungry or just wanting to eat to stuff an emotion. I have taken it for over 1 year and have lost 25 lbs.

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