Fenfluramine: a review of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic efficacy in obesity.

@article{Pinder1975FenfluramineAR,
  title={Fenfluramine: a review of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic efficacy in obesity.},
  author={Roger Martin Pinder and Rex N. Brogden and Phyllis R. Sawyer and Trevor M. Speight and Graeme S. Avery},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={1975},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          241-323
        }
}
Fenfluramine has been used for a number of years as a short-term adjunct to diet in the management of obesity. Controlled studies and clinical experience have shown that it possesses anorectic activity at least as good as that of other therapeutically useful drugs of its type, but like these drugs it has only a limited role in the overall management of obesity. Tolerance to the anorectic effects of fenfluramine may possibly develop more slowly than to other chemically related drugs in patients… 
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