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ABBAAcute Brain Bleeding Analysis. A trial assessing the risk of haemorrhagic stroke in patients taking low-dose phenylpropanolamine or other sympathomimetics.
Recurrent stroke, MI, vascular death, serious adverse events at 2 years.
Phenylpropanolamine in appetite suppressants, and possibly in cough and cold remedies, is an independent risk factor for haemorrhagic stroke in women.
Prospective, case-control, multi-centre—25.