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Encyclopedia > Diethylpropion

Diethylpropion (Tenuate®) is a sympathomimetic stimulant drug marketed as an appetite suppressant. Chemically, it is the N,N-diethyl analog of cathinone. Its mechanism of action is similar to other appetite suppressants such as sibutramine, phentermine and dextroamphetamine. Sympathomimetics are a class of drugs whose properties mimic those of a stimulated sympathetic nervous system. ... A stimulant is a drug that increases the activity of the sympathetic nervous system and produces a sense of euphoria or awakeness. ... Look up drug in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Anorectics, anorexigenics or appetite suppressants, are substances which reduce the desire to eat (anorectic, from the Greek an- = not and oreg- = extend, reach). Used on a short term basis clinically to treat obesity, some appetite suppressants are also available over the counter. ... An analog is in chemistry a chemical closely related to another usually sharing the same nucleus. ... General Information Cathinone (β-ketoamphetamine) is a monoamine alkaloid found in the shrub Catha edulis (Khat). ... Sibutramine (Meridia® in the USA, Reductil® in Europe), usually as sibutramide hydrochloride monohydrate, is an orally administered agent for the treatment of obesity. ... Phentermine (marketed as Adipex) is one of two drugs in the Fen-phen anti-obesity medication, the other being fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Diethylpropion is manufactured in 25 mg tablets and 75 mg controlled-release tablets. The milligram (symbol mg) is an SI unit of mass. ...


Diethylpropion is classified as a Schedule IV controlled substance in the United States. The Controlled Substances Act (CSA), Title II of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, is the legal foundation of the United States governments fight against the abuse of drugs and other substances. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...



Stimulants edit

Caffeine Nicotine Modafinil Adrafinil Armodafinil A stimulant is a drug that increases the activity of the sympathetic nervous system and produces a sense of euphoria or awakeness. ... For the film, see Caffeine (film) Caffeine molecular structure Anhydrous (dry) USP grade Caffeine Caffeine, also known as trimethylxanthine, coffeine, theine, mateine, guaranine, methyltheobromine and 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine, is a xanthine alkaloid found naturally in such foods as coffee beans, tea, kola nuts, Yerba mate, guarana berries, and (in... Nicotine is an organic compound, an alkaloid found naturally in the nightshade family of plants, such as tobacco and tomatoes. ... Modafinil (Provigil®; Vigicer®; Alertec®) is a drug produced by the pharmaceutical company Cephalon. ... Adrafinil chemical structure Adrafinil is a mild central nervous system stimulant drug used to relieve excessive sleepiness and inattention in elderly patients. ... Armodafinil (Nuvigil®) is a drug produced by the pharmaceutical company Cephalon, currently in the process of receiving FDA approval. ...

Sympathomimetic amines edit

Benzylpiperazine Cathinone Chlorphentermine Cocaine Diethylpropion Ephedrine Fenfluramine Mazindol Methcathinone Methylone Methylphenidate Pemoline Phendimetrazine Phenmetrazine Phentermine Phenylephrine Propylhexedrine Pseudoephedrine Sibutramine Synephrine Sympathomimetic drugs are substances that mimic the effects of the hormone adrenaline. ... Benzylpiperazine (BZP) is a recreational drug with euphoric, stimulant effects. ... General Information Cathinone (β-ketoamphetamine) is a monoamine alkaloid found in the shrub Catha edulis (Khat). ... This article is about the drug Cocaine. ... Ephedrine (EPH) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a decongestant. ... Fenfluramine is a drug that was part of the Fen-Phen anti-obesity (the other drug being phentermine). ... Methcathinone is an addictive recreational drug that is cheap and simple to synthesize. ... Methylone is a designer drug that is an analog of MDMA (Ecstasy). ... Methylphenidate (MPH) is an amphetamine-like prescription stimulant commonly used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. ... Pemoline is a medication for ADHD. It is marketed under the brand name Cylert. ... Phendimetrazine (Bontril®) is a weight loss medication. ... Phenmetrazine is an amphetamine-like drug. ... Phentermine (marketed as Adipex) is one of two drugs in the Fen-phen anti-obesity medication, the other being fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine. ... Phenylephrine hydrochloride is an α-agonist used medically to increase blood pressure, as a nasal decongestant and also to dilate the pupil. ... Basics: Propylhexedrine is an over-the-counter nasal decongestant found in Benzedrex nasal inhalers. ... Pseudoephedrine is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a decongestant. ... Sibutramine (Meridia® in the USA, Reductil® in Europe), usually as sibutramide hydrochloride monohydrate, is an orally administered agent for the treatment of obesity. ... Synephrine is a dietary supplement aimed at encouraging fat loss. ...

Amphetamines edit

4-FMP Amphetamine Benzphetamine Dextroamphetamine dl-Amphetamine MDMA Methamphetamine Paramethoxyamphetamine Amphetamine is a synthetic drug originally developed (and still used) as an appetite suppressant. ... 4-FMP molecular structure 4-FMP, also known by its full chemical name 4-fluoroamphetamine, or 4-Fluoro-alpha-Methyl-Phenethylamine, is a central nervous system stimulant. ... It has been suggested that Dextroamphetamine be merged into this article or section. ... USA by Pharmacia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Benzedrine is the trade name of the racemic variant of amphetamine (dl-amphetamine). ... ecstasy and religious ecstasy MDMA, most commonly known today by the street name ecstasy, is a synthetic entactogen of the phenethylamine family whose primary effect is to stimulate the brain to rapidly secrete large amounts of serotonin, causing a general sense of openness, empathy, energy, euphoria, and well-being. ... The examples and perspective in this article do not represent a worldwide view. ... PMA (p-methoxyamphetamine) is a dangerous synthetic drug, psycho stimulant and hallucinogen. ...


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MedlinePlus Drug Information: Diethylpropion (671 words)
Diethylpropion comes as a regular and extended-release (long-acting) tablet.
Diethylpropion usually is taken three times a day, 1 hour before meals (regular tablets), or once a day in midmorning (extended-release tablets).
Diethylpropion may affect blood sugar levels of diabetic patients and may cover up some signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
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