The age-adjusted mortality rate from primary pulmonary hypertension, in age range 20 to 54 years, did not increase during the years of peak "phen/fen" use

Chest. 2000 Nov;118(5):1516-7. doi: 10.1378/chest.118.5.1516.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Appetite Depressants / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Fenfluramine / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary / mortality*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Phentermine / adverse effects
  • Population Surveillance
  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors / adverse effects
  • United States / epidemiology

Substances

  • Appetite Depressants
  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
  • Fenfluramine
  • Phentermine