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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
phenmetrazineA 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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