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Side effects of phentermine (the weight loss drug)?

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Dr. William Haynes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Heart attack too

A very similar drug called sibutramine (meridia) also caused an increased rate of heart attack and stroke in a 5 year trial.
It seems likely that Phentermine will do the same, so best to avoid. It can be addictive too.

In brief: Heart attack too

A very similar drug called sibutramine (meridia) also caused an increased rate of heart attack and stroke in a 5 year trial.
It seems likely that Phentermine will do the same, so best to avoid. It can be addictive too.
Dr. William Haynes
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