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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A combination of two drugs, fenfluramine hydrochloride and phentermine, formerly prescribed for weight loss but withdrawn from the market in 1997 because of potentially dangerous side effects.
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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.
He represents the trust that is administering several billion dollars of benefits to people who took the diet drug combination Fen Phen.