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what diet medications can lead to pulmonary hypertension?

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Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience General Practice
Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants like fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine, and Diethylpropion increase the risk of pulmonary artery hypertension (pah). Those with pah are more likely to have used appetite suppressants. Cocaine and amphetamines have also been attributed to developing pah.
Answered on Feb 16, 2015
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