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phentermine

 [fen´ter-mēn]
a sympathomimetic amine related to amphetamine, used as an appetite suppressant either as the hydrochloride salt or as the base in a complex with a resin, which has a sustained action.

phentermine

/phen·ter·mine/ (fen´ter-mēn) a sympathomimetic amine related to amphetamine, used as an anorectic either as the hydrochloride salt or as the base complexed with an ion exchange resin.

phentermine

(fĕn′tər-mēn′)
n.
A drug, C10H15N, that suppresses appetite by altering the metabolism of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and is used in its hydrochloride form in the management of obesity.

phentermine

A drug with an AMPHETAMINE (amfetamine)-like action used for appetite control in obesity. A brand name is Duromine. There is evidence that phentermine may be associated with heart valve disease and pulmonary hypertension.

Phentermine

An amphetamine prescribed for appetite suppression.
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