Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 26th, 2003
"Six-month efficacy of benfluorex (Mediator) (150-450 mg/day) was assessed in a double-blind multicenter study vs placebo or metformin hydrochloride (850-2550 mg/day)," scientists writing in the journal Acta Diabetologica report.
"After a two-month run-in period of strict dieting, 722 type 2 diabetic patients were randomized (1:2:2) to receive placebo (n=144), benfluorex (n=294), or metformin (n=284)," stated S. Del Prato at the University of Pisa and colleagues in France...
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