Background—The combination of fenfluramine and phentermine was a widely used obesity treatment before the withdrawal of fenfluramine for an association. While the FDA approved fenfluramine and phentermine for separate use, the agency never approved them to be used in combination with one another. Redux (Dexfenfluramine). Redux (Dexfenfluramine) taking Redux along with phentermine, a drug often used in conjunction with Redux for weight loss.
Further. Fen-phen is the common name of a combination of two drugs: fenfluramine (fen) and phentermine (phen). A similar drug "dexfen-phen" is a combination of. Phentermine and fenfluramine, which are approved as single agents for short-term (a few weeks) obesity therapy, have recently been widely. To estimate the incidence of newly diagnosed idiopathic stroke among users of fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine and phentermine compared to obese nonusers.
Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Valvular Heart Disease Associated with Fenfluramine–Phentermine. 9/18/1997 (updated: 7/7/2005). 1. What is "fen-phen"? Fen-phen refers to the use in combination of fenfluramine and phentermine.
Phentermine has also been. Drugs known as fen-phen, with the fen referring to fenfluramine or dexfen- fluramine, an appetite depressant, and the phen referring to phentermine, a.