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An amphetamine-like sympathetomimetic CNS stimulant used short-term with other measures—diet and/or exercise—for weight control. Adverse effects Restlessness, tremor, hyperreflexia, tachypnoea, confusion, aggressive tendencies, hallucinations, panic states, arrhythmia, hypertension or hypotension, circulatory collapse, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, colic, convulsions, coma.
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The withdrawal of fenfluramine (Pondimin) and dexfenfluramine (Redux) late last summer is due to increasing reports of heart-valve abnormalities in as many as 30 percent of persons taking these drugs, with or without phentermine (Adipex, Fastin, or Ionamin) to promote weight loss--and the earlier report of severe lung disease in a very small percentage of patients taking fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine together.
Phentermine (Ionamin, Fastin, Adipex) is approved only for 12-week, short-term weight loss.
Substances sold this way included weight-loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), lonamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).