mazindol

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mazindol

 [ma´zin-dol]
a sympathomimetic amine having amphetamine-like actions; used as an oral appetite suppressant.

mazindol

/ma·zin·dol/ (ma´zin-dōl) a sympathomimetic amine having amphetamine-like actions; used as an anorectic.

mazindol

[mā′zindōl]
an anorexiant.
indication It is prescribed over a short term to decrease appetite in the treatment of exogenous obesity.
contraindications Glaucoma, history of drug abuse, concomitant use of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are insomnia, palpitation, dizziness, dry mouth, tachycardia, and hypersensitivity reactions.

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.

mazindol

Teronac Pharmacology An agent that inhibits cocaine binding to dopamine transporters in the brain. See Cocaine.

mazindol

(maz´indol´),
n brand names: Mazanor, Sanorex;
drug class: imidazoisoindole anorexiant (Controlled Substance Schedule IV);
action: has amphetamine-like activity and may have an effect on satiety center of the hypothalamus;
use: exogenous obesity.