Disease Information for Fenfluramine (Pondimin) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Impotence, relative
Diagnostic Test Results
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Hypertension.
Drug induced Impotence.
Hypertension
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Pulmonary hypertension
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Amphetamine-like drugs/congeners
DRUG/Amphetamines (example)
DRUG/Serotonin reuptake inhibitor/CNS effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Benzeneethanamine N ethyl alpha methyl 3 (trifluoromethyl), Fenfluramine, Fenfluramine (product), Fenfluramine (substance), FENFLURAMINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Pondimin (Fenfluramine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
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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