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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.
Jenny Craig The Centers for Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery (purveyors of the celebrated "Mini Gastric Bypass" or MGB) Metabolic Nutrition, distributors of SyneDrex, Thyrene, Phenolox, Hydravox, Ametrol and Liposin E-Scripts-MD LLC, sellers of Xenical Phentermine, Adipex, Didrex and Tenuate The Norwood Weight Loss Program Thermadrol Several thousand more beneficiaries of the weight-problem largesse
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).