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Withdrawal Depression in Obese Patients after Fenfluramine Treatment

Br Med J 1972; 3 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5817.26 (Published 01 July 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;3:26
  1. Judith M. Steel,
  2. Marion Briggs

    Abstract

    Measurements of subjective feeling in 20 patients receiving fenfluramine alternating with placebo and in 19 patients receiving phentermine alternating with placebo indicated that depression of mood occurred four days after fenfluramine withdrawal but no such depression was seen with phentermine.