Kip Petroff wrote a tell-all book to keep from reaching for his nightly bottle of Grey Goose vodka. The founder and senior partner of Petroff & Associates LLP made a fortune leading the legal attack against Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, the makers of diet drugs Pondimin and Redux (a.k.a. fen-phen)… In 1997, he heard about fen-phen. The Mayo Clinic reported that the drug, a combination of fenfluramine and phentermine, caused valvular heart disease and estimated that 1.8 million Americans would eventually become sick or die.
Dallas Morning News, by Cheryl Hall, 11/28/11