Mediator, the icon of a drift. This medicine against diabetes has
been widely prescribed as an appetite suppressant, sparking a huge
health scandal . Beyond this diversion, the drug itself is in
Metformin is an appetite suppressant. The attention on the scandal of
the Mediator has revealed another drift: the hijacking of Metformin
for the same goals, again on doctors prescription.
Clenbuterol. This is a special case since it is a veterinary product
for horses ... but used outside official channels to lose weight.
>> Diverted to give birth
Cytotec. This drug Pfizeris indicated for the treatment of evolving
gastric or duodenal ulcers and gastroduodenal lesions. But ANSM
sounded the alarm late February, noting that Cytotec is divert to
"trigger" artificially childbirth. Problem: this medicine was never
designed for this and such use causes the risk of uterine rupture,
hemorrhage or heart rhythm abnormalities of the fetus.