phenmetrazine

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phenmetrazine

(fɛnˈmɛtrəˌziːn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol an amphetamine related drug that is used to inhibit the desire to eat and is also used as a stimulant
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phen•met•ra•zine

(fɛnˈmɛ trəˌzin)

n.
a compound, C11H15NO, used chiefly to control the appetite in the treatment of obesity.
[1955–60; phen (yl) + me (thyl) + (te) tra- + (oxa) zine]
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Other band members took slimming pills called Preludin, or "Prellies", to stay awake during their mammoth sets, but not Best.
Like marijuana, "the drugs in this schedule have a high abuse potential with severe psychic or physical dependence liability and include opium, morphine, codeine, dilaudid, methadone, metamphetamine, preludin, ritalin, amobarbital, secobarbital and doriden."
(9.) Ruby's somewhat breathless and disjointed style may have been influenced by the habitual use of the amphetamine appetite-suppressant, Preludin, which he refers to in his testimony.