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 DeCS Categories

D02 Organic Chemicals .
D02.078 Amidines .
D02.078.370 Guanidines .
D02.078.370.141 Biguanides .
D02.078.370.141.700 Phenformin .
D02.092 Amines .
D02.092.471 Ethylamines .
D02.092.471.683 Phenethylamines .
D02.092.471.683.152 Amphetamines .
D02.092.471.683.152.110 Amphetamine .
D02.092.471.683.467 Fenfluramine .
D02.092.471.683.467.500 Norfenfluramine .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Fenfluramine .
Fenfluramine Hydrochloride .
Fenfluramine Hydrochloride, (+-)-Isomer .
Fenfluramine Hydrochloride, R-Isomer .
Fenfluramine, (+-)-Isomer .
Fenfluramine, R-Isomer .
Isomeride .
Pondimin .
Fenfluramine Hydrochloride, R Isomer .
Fenfluramine, R Isomer .
Hydrochloride, Fenfluramine .
A centrally active drug that apparently both blocks serotonin uptake and provokes transport-mediated serotonin release. .
Norfenfluramine .
Dexnorfenfluramine .
Nordexfenfluramine .
A FENFLURAMINE analog that inhibits serotonin uptake and may provoke release of serotonin. It is used as an appetite depressant and an experimental tool in animal studies. .
Amphetamine .
Amfetamine .
Amphetamine Sulfate .
Amphetamine Sulfate (2:1) .
Centramina .
Fenamine .
Mydrial .
Phenamine .
Thyramine .
levo-Amphetamine .
Sulfate, Amphetamine .
l Amphetamine .
levo Amphetamine .
Desoxynorephedrin .
l-Amphetamine .
Levoamphetamine .
Phenopromin .
A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE. .
Phenformin .
Phenylethylbiguanide .
Fenformin .
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent with actions and uses similar to those of METFORMIN. Although it is generally considered to be associated with an unacceptably high incidence of lactic acidosis, often fatal, it is still available in some countries. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p290) .