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- n. A drug marketed as an antidiabetic and appetite suppressant.
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Servier says it did nothing wrong and has insisted that the discovery of the dangers of the drug, also known as benfluorex, depended in part upon recent advances in echocardiography.
According to the French health ministry, at least 500 people died of heart valve trouble in France because of exposure to Mediator's active ingredient, benfluorex.
Official estimates found that between 500 and 2,000 people died due to exposure to its active ingredient, benfluorex, linked to heart valve damage.