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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
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phentermineA 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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
An amphetamine prescribed for appetite suppression.
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