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Dinitrophenol thermogenic drug used for weight loss until withdrawn because of side effects
Monday, September 19, 2005 2:58 am Email this article
Dinitrophenol, a thermogenic drug used for weight loss, was introduced in 1933 but withdrawn from the market bcause of severe toxicities according to paper by Dr. Lisa L. Ioannides-Demos from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
Ioannides-Demos LL, Proietto J, Mcneil JJ. Pharmacotherapy for obesity. Drugs. 2005, 65(10):1391-418.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Lisa L. Ioannides-Demos
National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics
Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
Central & Eastern Clinical School
The Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004
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