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- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;1/27/2007, Issue 1136, p17
This article presents a case study of abdominal pain following use of an amfetamine-containing supplement. The case involves a 25-year-old obese woman who developed abdominal pain during treatment with herbal weight-loss supplement containing amfetamine. Clinical history of the patient is...
- Herbal medicines. // Reactions Weekly;1/20/2007, Issue 1135, p17
The article presents a case study of a 52-year-old woman who developed ischemic colitis associated with use of a bitter orange-containing dietary weight-loss supplement. After a week of taking the weight-loss supplement, the patient complained of abdominal cramping associated with the passing of...
- Why Diet Drugs Can Be Diet Dangers. Murphy, Dee // Current Health 2;Dec2000, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p18
Explains the dangers of using diet pills and other weight loss preparations. INSET: Why Diet Claims: Fact or Fiction?.
- Fen-Phen `wannabe's' crowding the weight-loss scene. Zied, Elisa S. // Environmental Nutrition;Dec97, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p2
Evaluates several drugs for weight reduction. Need for prescription for the combination drug phentermine and fluoxetine; Herbal origins of the Herbal Phen-Fen drug alternative; Promotion of various amino acid combinations for weight loss uses.
- New anti-obesity drug is not for everyone. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Aug1999, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the use of the anti-obesity drug orlistat. Indications approved by the United States Food & Drug Administration; Differences from other diet drugs; Side effects; Precautionary measures in using the drug.
- Oxedrine. // Reactions Weekly;4/3/2010, Issue 1295/1296, p30
The article describes the case of a 24-year-old man who developed ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) while taking oxedrine for weight loss.
- Next generation of `diet pills' may offer hope for weight control. Hrabak, DeAnne // Environmental Nutrition;Nov94, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p1
Reports on health professionals' increasing focus on the use of prescription appetite suppressants or diet pills as a way to control weight permanently. Addition of diet pills to classic exercise/reduced-calorie/reduced-fat eating plans; Use of appetite suppressants in other drug treatments for...
- Diet drugs: The next generation. // Shape;Oct96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p118
Presents a list of upcoming and US Food and Drug Administration-approved weight loss drugs. Therapeutic use; Side effects.
- Who exactly should be taking these drugs? // Shape;Oct96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p118
Highlights the physiological effects of diet drugs, according to Pennington Biomedical Research Center executive director for science Donna Ryan. Side effects of appetite depressants; Health risks associated with obesity; Efficacy of drug pills for people with serious weight problems.