• Now, primary pulmatory hypertension attributed to aminorex is believed to be linked to the release of catecholamines and norepinephrine, while "fen/phen" owes its toxicity to the unfortunate combination of the two drugs methods of inhibiting the removal of serotonin from the blood and causing the release of a large amount of serotonin into the blood. (drugs-forum.com)
  • I'm not sure if this is appropriate (on-topic) place for this post, but I just wanted to let people know that 4-Methyl Aminorex (U-4EA) is implicated in causing the same type of cardiac valvular damage that phen-fen caused in patients due to serotonin-release in the vasculature. (drugs-forum.com)
  • One of the more recent prescription appetite suppressants to be pulled by the FDA, this anti-obesity treatment also sold under the names Reductil and Sibutrex and contained sibutramine , a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. (mnn.com)
  • Elevated brain serotonin levels are associated with early satiety and appetite suppression. (ispub.com)
  • History of antiobesity agents Clinicians and patients are more cau-tious regarding antiobesity agents since the reports of the association between appetite suppressants and cardiac valvu-lopathy were released to the press and the medical literature. (oclc.org)
  • Just like the hairstyles of celebrity dieter Oprah Winfrey, more than a few appetite-suppressing drugs and dietary supplements have come and gone over the years - mostly gone due to dangerous side effects. (mnn.com)
  • Appetite suppressant drugs (anorexients) are considered adjuncts to diet and behavior modification and exercise, and have traditionally been indicated only for short term use ( 4 ). (ispub.com)
  • The term is (from the Greek ἀν- (an-) = "without" and ὄρεξις (órexis) = "appetite"), and such drugs are also known as anorexigenic , anorexiant , or appetite suppressant . (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinicians have shown a renewed interest in the use of appetite suppressants and other antiobesity agents concomitantly with con-ventional treatment of diet education, exercise training, and lifestyle modification. (oclc.org)
  • 2 ] Since then, other researchers have performed similar echocardiographic studies, some of which have included control obese patients unexposed to appetite suppressants. (springer.com)
  • Likewise, association of the related appetite suppressant phenylpropanolamine with hemorrhagic stroke led the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to request its withdrawal from the market in the United States in 2000, and similar concerns regarding ephedrine resulted in an FDA ban on its inclusion in dietary supplements in 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has 1000 mg of Garcinia Cambogia and potassium, chromium, and calcium to make sure your body is suppressing your appetite, all while avoiding the possible negative side effects of dieting. (detox-cleansing-tips.com)
  • 1 ] These initial reports were followed by a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) echocardiographic survey, which found valvulopathy in 32.8% of 284 subjects who had been taking appetite suppressants. (springer.com)
  • Although we can't predict the longevity of Qnexa (provided that it's ultimately approved by the FDA, as expected), we thought we'd take a calorie-burning walk down memory lane to review a few appetite suppressants of the prescription and herbal variety that were ultimately discontinued or outlawed due to harmful side effects ranging from suicide to strokes. (mnn.com)
  • Don't remember the days when your weight-conscious pals were wild about Aminorex? (mnn.com)
  • Most common natural appetite suppressants are based on Hoodia , a genus of 13 species in the flowering plant family Apocynaceae, under the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Why only a small fraction of appetitesuppressant drug users develop PPH is unknown, but some genetic, presumably multigenic susceptibility is likely. (ersjournals.com)