pemoline

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pemoline

 [pem´o-lēn]
a central nervous system stimulant used in treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

pemoline

/pem·o·line/ (pem´ah-lēn) a central nervous system stimulant used in the treatment of attention-deficit.

pemoline

Cytert® Pharmacology A psychostimulant used to manage ADD Adverse effects Toxic hepatitis-monitoring of LFTs may be inadequate to prevent liver failure, transient tics

pemoline (pem´əlēn),

n brand name: Cylert;
drug class: central nervous system stimulant; Controlled Substance Schedule IV;
action: exact mechanism unknown; may act through dopaminergic mechanisms;
use: attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity.

pemoline

a central nervous system stimulant, similar to dexamphetamine.
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Other medications such as Adderall, Dexedrine, and Cylert are also used.
Ciba used a similar tactic when it possessed the patent for Ritalin, as did Abbott with Cylert.
Although sales of Cylert dropped 30 percent following the addition of a boxed warning, as well as the circulation of "Dear Healthcare Professional" letters, Dr.
s Lodine XL); Ursodiol capsules, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Novartis' Actigall; and pemoline tablets, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Abbott's Cylert.
Cylert helps relieve "nonexertional" MS fatigue--the exhaustion that comes out of the blue for many people with MS.
Amphetamine stimulants such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, Adderal, and Cylert have been useful in treating ADHD.
A referral to a psychiatrist may lead to prescription for medication, such as Ritalin, Dexedrine or Cylert, to help the child control his or her behavior.
The most commonly used medications for ADHD are the psychostimulants Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride), Cylert (pemoline), and Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate), although other medications are currently being investigated.
Of these 50, 33 were placed on Ritalin [REGISTERED], five on Dexedrine [REGISTERED], two on Cylert [REGISTERED], two on Imipraimine [REGISTERED] , one on Ritalin [REGISTERED] , at school and Clonidine [REGISTERED] at home, and-seven placed on unknown medication; 46 children (48%) were not placed on medication, although not all of these children were evaluated by a physician.
This time, however, the source of the drug, pemoline, which has the trade name Cylert and is used to treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children, has not been established.
29 million children take some form of speed for ADHD, three of the most common of which are Ritalin (Methylphenidate), Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), and Cylert (pemoline).
The problem is apparent by the huge number of children who are given medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, Adderal and Cylert.