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What diet medications can lead to pulmonary hypertension?
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Aaron Stupple
General Practice
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Aaron Stupple
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Anorexic Agents
Dietary suppressants or anorexigens have been linked to an increased risk of developing pulmonary hypertension.
The classic agent is Fenfluramine and its derivative, dexfenfluramine. Others include amphetamine derivatives. For additional information and drug names, please refer to dr. Abenhaim's article in the new england journal of medicine august 29, 1996.

In brief: Anorexic Agents
Dietary suppressants or anorexigens have been linked to an increased risk of developing pulmonary hypertension.
The classic agent is Fenfluramine and its derivative, dexfenfluramine. Others include amphetamine derivatives. For additional information and drug names, please refer to dr. Abenhaim's article in the new england journal of medicine august 29, 1996.
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