phendimetrazine (BONTRIL PDM, PLEGINE)
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The FDA has set the bar too low for the approval of diet drugs. Instead of requiring that diet drugs be proved to prevent the long term consequences of obesity (none ever has), diet drugs can be approved if they show a modest weight loss over a relatively short period.
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We list these drugs as Do Not Use drugs because they cause only very limited weight loss, are addictive and can cause central nervous system stimulation and high blood pressure.
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Learn why Public Citizen’s Health Research Group advises against using any central nervous system stimulant drugs for weight loss.
The article reviews a study on the potentially dangerous, inappropriate prescribing of 77 drugs that pose a high risk to older adults. Of the 67 of these drugs that we had previously reviewed in Worst, Pills, Best Pills News, we had classified 60 (90 percent) of them as “Do Not Use,” and the other seven as "Limited Use."