sympathomimetic amine


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sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

an agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity (for example, epinephrine, ephedrine, isoproterenol).

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

(sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik ă-mēn')
An agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity (e.g., epinephrine, ephedrine, isoproterenol).
Synonym(s): adrenomimetic amine, sympathetic amine.

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic a·mine

(sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik ă-mēn')
Agent that evokes responses similar to those produced by adrenergic nerve activity.
Synonym(s): adrenergic amine, adrenomimetic amine.
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The drug is contraindicated in patients with glaucoma, hypersensitivity to sympathomimetic amines, history of drug abuse, history of psychosis and/or symptomatic cardiovascular disease.
Comparison of the effects of sympathomimetic amines upon venous and total vascular resistance in the foreleg of the dog.
We came up with 10 rapid tests for commonly abused drugs or drug families: ethanol, salicylate, ethclorvynol, phenothiazines, PCP (phencyclidine), sympathomimetic amines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, and opiates.
The analytical procedure was tested for interference with the following phenylpropylamine derivatives and common sympathomimetic amines: amphetamine, methamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, N-methylephedrine, amphetaminil, etilefrin, fencamfamine, fenethylline, fenfluramine, fenproporex, mefenorex, norfenefrine, phenylephrine, methylphenidate, diethylpropion, propylhexedrine, and prolintane.
Another common feature of CU and FM was demonstrated by the successful results achieved when administering sympathomimetic amines when there was resistance to conventional therapies.
API adulteration in this category of supplements has included stimulants like theophylline and methylhexaneamine (sorry, it is not in geranium folks), sympathomimetic amines (such as amphetamine, phentermine and ephedrine) and even benzodiazepines and other anti-anxiety drugs.
Many over-the-counter, or OTC, medicines containing pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, or other sympathomimetic amines interfere with screening tests for amphetamines but do not cause positive test results in the gas chromatography/mass spectrometric, or GC/MS, confirmation, thus pose no serious challenge in drugs-of-abuse (DOA) testing.
He had been taking for several years a 'nutritional supplement' that contains synephrine (oxedrine), octopamine, tyramine (sympathomimetic amines) and caffeine.
Lisdexamfetamine should not be prescribed for patients with arteriosclerosis, symptomatic heart disease, moderate to severe hypertension, hyperthyroidism, seizures, glaucoma, agitated states, a history of substance abuse problems, a known allergy or unusual reactions to sympathomimetic amines, or for patients who have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days.
The positive predictive value (PPV) of amphetamine immunoassays to detect amphetamine abuse varies from 0% (2) to 90% (3) because these assays recognize a wide variety of sympathomimetic amines (4-7) (see Table 1 in the Data Supplement that accompanies the online version of this Technical Brief at http://www.clinchem.org/content/vol52/issue4).