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

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 stimulant drugs were later used as pick-me-ups to relieve fatigue, as exemplified by phenmetrazine (Preludin[R]) and methylphenidate (Ritalin[R]).
Derived from phenmetrazine, drug patented as anorexigenic.