Phentermine-Associated Atrial Fibrillation: A Case Report and Literature Review

Manasrah, Nouraldeen and Herath, Chandima J and Al Sbihi, Ali and Alqasem, Sarah and Kao, Andrew S and Chaudhary, Ahmed J and Ismail, Rana (2022) Phentermine-Associated Atrial Fibrillation: A Case Report and Literature Review. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 9 (3). pp. 1-3. ISSN 2284-2594

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Obesity has become a major public health problem with increased prevalence and is associated with cardiovascular mortality. Phentermine is approved for short-term obesity treatment in conjunction with lifestyle modifications. Palpitations are a well-documented side effect of phentermine, but atrial fibrillation (AF) is rarely reported. We present a case of new-onset AF in a healthy woman who had been recently started on phentermine for weight loss.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phentermine, obesity, atrial fibrillation
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici)
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2022 12:48
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2022 12:48

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