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mazindol

 [ma´zin-dol]
a sympathomimetic amine having amphetamine-like actions; used as an oral appetite suppressant.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mazindol

An amphetamine-like sympathomimetic used as a short-term supplement to diet and exercise in managing obesity; it inhibits cocaine binding to dopamine transporters in the brain, but is ineffective in attenuating cocaine craving.
 
Adverse effects
Restlessness, tremor, tachypnoea, confusion, panic, aggressiveness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, arrhythmias, seizures.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mazindol

Teronac Pharmacology An agent that inhibits cocaine binding to dopamine transporters in the brain. See Cocaine.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Table 1 Prescription Weight-Loss Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Orlistat Xenical Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim Sibutramine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
Table 1 Prescription Appetite Suppressant Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (Withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (Withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim Sibutramine Meridia