Media Articles Related to Bontril PDM (Phendimetrazine)
Anti-inflammatory drug counters obesity in mice
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2015.02.20]
Obesity represents a global health problem with limited options available for its prevention or treatment.
U.S. Still Poorly Prepared to Treat Obesity (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2015.02.20]
(MedPage Today) -- Review suggests bias is often a factor in treatment decisions.
Global obesity response is 'unacceptably slow,' according to experts
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2015.02.19]
Improved training of health care professionals, tightened regulations and more healthy food programs are needed to counter growing obesity and an aggressive food industry.
Mapping the gut microbiome to better understand its role in obesity
Source: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.18]
Dr. Katherine Pollard discusses innovative statistical analyses that shed new light on the connection between gut bacteria, metabolism, and BMISeveral recent science studies have claimed that the...
Case Report: Fecal Transplants May up Risk of Obesity Onset
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines [2015.02.17]
Fecal microbiota transplantation can be effective for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, but new-onset obesity could follow transplant of stool from an overweight donor, say the authors of a case report.
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Published Studies Related to Bontril PDM (Phendimetrazine)
Rare case of rhabdomyolysis with therapeutic doses of phendimetrazine tartrate. [2006.03]
Phendimetrazine tartrate is a newer drug that acts as a central stimulant and indirectly acting sympathomimetic with a host of uses similar to the class amphetamines... Additional awareness is needed to educate their patients about the side effects associated with these drugs and to strongly discourage their unsupervised use.
Acute interstitial nephritis following treatment with anorectic agents phentermine and phendimetrazine. [1998.10]
A 47-year-old mildly obese female began a weight reduction program that included anorectic therapy with phentermine and phendimetrazine. A normal urinalysis and serum creatinine were documented at the start of therapy... This case represents the first report of acute interstitial nephritis associated with phentermine or phendimetrazine.
A simple gas chromatographic identification and determination of 11 CNS stimulants in biological samples. Application on a fatality involving phendimetrazine. [1989.02]
A method is presented for the simultaneous identification and quantification of several CNS stimulants, including amphetamine in plasma and urine by GC/FID using mephentermine as an internal standard.
Fatality from illicit phendimetrazine use. 
Phendimetrazine is an anorectic agent which recently has been detected in three medical examiner's cases. In one instance death was attributed to this drug... In the one instance where death was attributed to this substance, the blood concentration was 300 ng/ml.
Clinical Trials Related to Bontril PDM (Phendimetrazine)
Phendimetrazine and Cocaine [Recruiting]
This study will determine the safety and tolerability of phendimetrazine (Bontril®) as a
pharmacotherapy for cocaine use disorder. A rigorous, inpatient human laboratory study will
be conducted in which the subjective and physiological effects of cocaine are evaluated
during maintenance on placebo and phendimetrazine.
Efficacy of Natural Vitamin E Tocotrienol on the Treatment of Surgical Scars [Recruiting]
The overall goal of this study is to determine the efficacy of tocotrienol (TCT), a natural
form of vitamin E, in preventing or reducing scar formation in human skin wounds as well as
the basal levels of TCT in normal human skin and adipose tissue.