fen-phen

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fen-phen

a former drug combination of phentermine with either fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine; also called phen-fen

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A combination of two drugs, fenfluramine hydrochloride and phentermine, formerly prescribed for weight loss but withdrawn from the market in 1997 because of potentially dangerous side effects.
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