phenmetrazine


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phenmetrazine

 [fen-met´rah-zēn]
a central nervous system stimulant, used as an appetite suppressant in the form of the hydrochloride salt; abuse may lead to habituation.

phenmetrazine

/phen·met·ra·zine/ (-met´rah-zēn) a central nervous system stimulant used as an anorectic in the form of the hydrochloride salt; abuse may lead to habituation.

phenmetrazine

A schedule II controlled drug and sympathomimetic amine/CNS stimulant Pharmacologic effects Stimulates satiety center in hypothalamic and limbic regions, inducing CNS stimulation and anorexia. See Fastin, Therapeutic drug monitoring.
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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.
Examples of other CNS stimulants reportedly taken included diethylpropion (Tenuate), phenmetrazine (Preludin), benzphetamine (Didrex) and phentermine (Ionamin).
Other anorectics exist - fenbutrazate, mazindol, phenmetrazine and propylhexedrine - but there are currently no authorisations to market medicines containing them in the European Union.