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Letter to the Editor

Mania From Dexfenfluramine

Charles L. Bowden and James Dickson, Jr.

Published: December 15, 1997

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: A wide range of medications has been reported to induce
manic episodes. These include stimulant drugs, such as
dextroamphetamine. A drug recently approved for treatment of
obesity, dexfenfluramine, is not reported to have adverse effects
of mania, hypomania, psychosis, or other similar behavioral effects.

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