Hypertensive responses induced by phenylpropanolamine in anorectic and decongestant preparations.


The acute effects of a single capsule of each of two phenylpropanolamine-containing preparations were determined in a group of healthy young adults, by means of a double-blind comparison with matching placebo preparations. Supine diastolic blood-pressure rose to 100 mm Hg or more in 12 out of 37 subjects taking an anorectic preparation ('Trimolets'; 85 mg… (More)


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