Sentence Examples


  • Some herbs can have serious side effects and should be avoided all together, such as ephedra and fen-phen products, which can significantly increase blood pressure, heart rate, and overall stimulation of central nervous system.
  • Just as the OTC weight loss supplements were affected by ephedra being removed from market shelves, prescription diet pills underwent similar backlashes when fen-phen was pulled.
  • Phentermine, a widely used diet pill, is most commonly recognized because of its reputation: in combination with fenfluramine, it made up the infamous Fen/Phen diet drug.
  • The wildly popular prescription diet pills Redux, Pondimin, and Fen-Phen illustrate the dangers of using drugs -- even prescribed drugs -- to control weight.