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- noun A
stimulant drugof the phenethylamineand amphetamineclasses, developed in the 1960s and used as an appetite suppressantfor the treatment of obesity.
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For example, one supplement targeted by the FDA contained fenproporex, a stimulant not approved in the United States because it can cause arrhythmia and possibly even sudden death.
So they analyzed the pills via gas chromatography and mass spectrometry, finding fenproporex (a precursor to amphetamine), chlordiazepoxide, and fluoxetine.
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Most physicians in the US are unaware of the existence of these diet pills combining fenproporex and benzodiazepines, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, diuretics, laxatives, thyroid hormones and other substances.
The new naughties contain drugs like fenproporex, an amphetamine derivative not approved in the US, and fluoxetine, better known as Prozac, the antidepressant.
Imported fenproporex-based diet pills from Brazil: a report of two cases.
Both fenproporex and fluoxetine were detected in his imported pills.
Those products contain any of the following undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients: fenproporex -- a controlled substance not approved for marketing in the U.S.
WebMD Health 2009
The new naughties contain drugs like fenproporex, an amphetamine derivative not ...
The FDA also identified the following undeclared pharmaceutical ingredients as appearing in some other products on the list: fenproporex, an amphetamine derivative that can cause arrhythmia; fluoxetine, an antidepressant; furosemide, a prescription-only diuretic.
Her urine tested positive for amphetamines and benzodiazepines, and both fenproporex and chlordiazepoxide were present in her pills.
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