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The Problem With Fen-Phen

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September 2, 1998
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Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences (MCP/AHS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers said today (Sept. 2) at the International Congress of Obesity that the diet drug duo known as "fen-phen" was potentially toxic because the two drugs taken together destroy the body's ability to control the amount of serotonin in blood plasma.

MIT, Mass. College Of Pharmacy Researchers Say An Outdated Label May Have Led To A Toxic Combination Of Diet Drugs


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