Fenfluramine and fluoxetine spare protein consumption while suppressing caloric intake by rats.

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The effects of fenfluramine and other sanorectic drugs on the consumption of both protein and total calories by rats given simultaneous access to two isocaloric diets containing 5 or 45 percent casein were examined. Anorectic doses of fenfluramine failed to decrease protein intake but increased the proportion of total dietary calories represented by protein… (More)

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@article{Wurtman1977FenfluramineAF, title={Fenfluramine and fluoxetine spare protein consumption while suppressing caloric intake by rats.}, author={Judith J. Wurtman and Richard J. Wurtman}, journal={Science}, year={1977}, volume={198 4322}, pages={1178-80} }