phendimetrazine


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phendimetrazine

 [fen″di-met´rah-zēn]
a sympathomimetic amine with pharmacologic actions similar to those of the amphetamines, used as the tartrate salt as an appetite suppressant.

phendimetrazine

/phen·di·met·ra·zine/ (fen″di-met´rah-zēn) a sympathomimetic amine used as an anorectic in the form of the tartrate salt.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Phendimetrazine Tartrate Tablets USP, 35mg.
Central noradrenergic agents (phentermine, diethylpropion, phendimetrazine, and benzphetamine) have been available since the 1950s.
The FDA has approved four drugs for short-term use (up to 12 weeks) that suppress appetite: phentermine, benzphetamine, diethylpropion, and phendimetrazine.
In addition, FedEx allegedly conspired to distribute controlled substances and prescription drugs, including Phendimetrazine (Schedule III); Ambien, Phentermine, Diazepam, and Alprazolam (Schedule IV), to customers "who had no legitimate medical need for them based on invalid prescriptions issued by doctors who were acting outside the usual course of professional practice," the statement said.
Nonnarcotic Schedule III drugs include anabolic steroids, benzphetamine (Didrex[R]), phendimetrazine, and ketamine.
Drug Trade Name Mode of Action Orlistat Xenical Lipase inhibitor Orlistat Alli (OTC) Lipase inhibitor Phentermine Duromine, NA/DA releasing Ionamin agent Methamphetamine Desoxyn NA/DA releasing agent Benzphentamine Didrex Sympathomimetic Phendimetrazine Bontril Sympathomimetic Diethylpropion Apisate, Sympathomimetic (amfepramone) Tenuate Sibutramine Reductil, NA/5-HT re-uptake Meridia inhibitor Rimonabant Acomplia [CB.
phendimetrazine (Adipost, Bontril, Melfiat, Obezine, Phendiet, Plegine, Prelu-2)
Drug Usage methadone opioid pain reliever oxycodone opioid pain reliever butalbital barbiturate carisoprodol muscle relaxant metaxalone muscle relaxant diazepam tranquilizer phendimetrazine amphetamine
Sympathomimetics such as phentermine and phendimetrazine are similar in structure to amphetamines but are less addictive and cause fewer side effects.
Besides the Decision challenged, the Commission also adopted two further Decisions on March 9, 2000 concerning the withdrawal of marketing authorisations for medicinal products for human use containing: clobenzorex, fenbutrazate, fenproporex, mazindol, mefenorex, norpseudoephedrine, phenmetrazine, phendimetrazine and propylhexedrine.
Table 1 Prescription Weight-Loss Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Orlistat Xenical Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim Sibutramine Meridia