According to the passage, fenfluramine and phentermine
are drugs that help
(A) increase one’s appetite.
(B) lose one’s appetite.
(C) increase one’s weight.
(D) increase one’s appetite as well as one’s weight.
(E) lose one’s appetite as well as reduce one’s weight.
The word "suppressants" in line 12 means
(A) Wonder Drugs
(C) Drugs which stop one of the natural functions of the body
In the third paragraph, the US Food and Drug Administration mailed letters to doctors asking them to be on the alert because
(A) there were a lot of complaints against the drug the doctors prescribed.
(B) fenfluramine and phentermine might cause heart and other problems in several people who used the drugs.
(C) the doctors had been negligent in prescribing medicines.
(D) almost 90 % of the people who used fen/phen had heart problems.
(E) many people died after they stopped taking fen/phen
(A) help lose weight, but it can also lead to potentially serious heart problems.
(B) only help lose weight.
(C) give you the feeling that you have lost weight.
(D) be used only for a short time.
(E) cause a lot of heart problems if one stops taking them.