mazindol

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mazindol

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

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.