Disease Information for Dexfenfluramine (Redux) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
P2 sound accentuated
Tremor
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cor pulmonale
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Pulmonary hypertension, primary syndrome
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Amphetamine-like drugs/congeners
DRUG/Anorectic agent/diet medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-Obesity medication (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Dexfenfluramine (Redux) admin TOX, Brand name/Redux (Dexfenfluramine)TOXIC
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 15 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Recalled drug; oral preparation for apetite suppression; toxic effect included pulmonary hypertension and right heart valvular disease

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