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benfluorex

Known as: Benfluorexum, 1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-2-[N-(2-benzoyloxyethyl)amino]propane, benfluramate 
An antilipidemic agent that decreases the relative rate of hepatic triacylglycerol synthesis. Benfluorex was never approved for use in the United… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare disorder characterised by progressive obliteration of the pulmonary… Expand
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2012
2012
Benfluorex was marketed in France until 2009, despite its similar pharmacological properties with fenfluramine and its… Expand
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2012
2012
PURPOSE To estimate the number of deaths from valvular insufficiency caused by the use of the fenfluramine-derivative benfluorex… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE To evaluate and quantify in diabetic patients treated with benfluorex in France, a fenfluramine-derivated product, a… Expand
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2010
2010
Background Recent case reports suggest that benfluorex, a fenfluramine derivative used in the management of overweight diabetic… Expand
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2010
2010
MOTS CLES Benfluorex ; Fibrose valvulaire ; Amphetamines ; A 57-year-old woman was referred for dyspnoea during mild exercise… Expand
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2009
2009
Since 1976, benfluorex has been approved in Europe as a hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic drug, and is commonly used in the… Expand
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2006
2006
The authors describe a case of valvular heart disease in a 48-year-old woman receiving benfluorex (150 mg t.i.d. for 8 years) and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Insulin resistance, mainly in skeletal muscle, is linked to a cluster of prevalent diseases including NIDDM, dyslipidemias… Expand
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1975
1975
The effects on glycerolipid synthesis of a series of compounds including many drugs were investigated in cell-free preparations… Expand
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