TITLE

Appetite suppressants withdrawn

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1007
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that Health Canada has warned consumers not to use appetite suppressants containing fenfluamine or dexfenfluramine.
ACCESSION #
9710222745

 

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