a drug that is a combination of fenfluramine and phentermine, formerly used in treating obesity but withdrawn from the market because of its potential to cause valvular heart disease.
a former prescription diet drug of fenfluramine hydrochloride or dexfenfluramine combined with phentermine, and now banned; also called phen-fen
1994-99; fenfluramine + phentermine
A combination of two drugs, fenfluramine hydrochloride and phentermine, formerly prescribed for weight loss.
[fenz] /fɛnz/ noun 1. Also called Fenland. a marshy lowland region in E England, S of the Wash: partly drained and channeled since the 17th century. [fen] /fɛn/ noun 1. low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land; a marsh. 2. the Fens, a marshy region W and S of The Wash, in […]
[fen-ster] /ˈfɛn stər/ noun, Geology. 1. an erosional break in an overthrust rock sheet, exposing the rocks that underlie the sheet.
[fen-tuh-nil] /ˈfɛn tə nɪl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a synthetic, short-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative, C 28 H 36 N 2 O 8 , used in combination with other drugs in anesthesia and in neuroleptanalgesia. /ˈfɛntəˌnaɪl/ noun 1. a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain fentanyl fen·ta·nyl (fěn’tə-nĭl) n. A narcotic analgesic used in […]
- Fentanyl citrate
fentanyl citrate n. A narcotic analgesic used as a supplementary analgesic agent in general anesthesia.