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fen-phen

 (fĕn′fĕn′)
n.
A combination of two drugs, fenfluramine hydrochloride and phentermine, formerly prescribed for weight loss but withdrawn from the market in 1997 because of potentially dangerous side effects.
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Garrett, a Fen Phen attorney who has been representing Pondimin and Redux claimants since 1998.
Bush claiming not to have lied in the lead-up to Iraq is like Nixon exhorting, ``I'm not a crook,'' or Fen Phen, Enron and MCI claiming adversely affected folks ``had the same information.
I was on oxygen and in a wheelchair,'' said Thomas, who attributes her lung condition to taking the recalled diet drug fen phen.