Preludin | definition of Preludin by Medical dictionary
phenmetrazine (redirected from Preludin)
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a central nervous system stimulant
, used as an appetite suppressant 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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Named after the drug Preludin
, the diet pill stimulants which kept the band awake during the gruelling stints gigging in Hamburg, the band pride themselves on being the tribute bad that don't play any Beatles songs.
Examples of other CNS stimulants reportedly taken included diethylpropion (Tenuate), phenmetrazine (Preludin
), benzphetamine (Didrex) and phentermine (Ionamin).