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sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

 (sĭm′pə-thō-mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, -mī-)
adj.
Producing physiological effects resembling those caused by the activity or stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system: a sympathomimetic hormone.
n.
A sympathomimetic drug or agent.

sympathomimetic

(ˌsɪmpəθəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk) med
adj
(Medicine) causing a physiological effect similar to that produced by stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system
n
(Pharmacology) a sympathomimetic drug. Compare sympatholytic
[C20: from sympath(etic) + mimetic]

sym•pa•tho•mi•met•ic

(ˌsɪm pə θoʊ mɪˈmɛt ɪk, -maɪ-)
adj.
1. mimicking stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
n.
2. a sympathomimetic drug or agent.
[1905–10; sympath (etic) + -o- + mimetic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sympathomimetic - relating to epinephrine (its release or action)
Translations
sympathomimétique

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

a. simpatomimético-a, que puede causar cambios fisiológicos similares a los causados por el sistema nervioso simpático.
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Phentermine, a sympathomimetic amine approved for short-term weight loss, has been marketed in the United States since 1959; topiramate, an antiseizure medication, was approved for treating adult epilepsy in 1996, migraine prophylaxis in 2004, and pediatric epilepsy in 2011.
The product contains an immediate-release formulation of phentermine (a sympathomimetic amine approved for short-term weight loss that has been marketed in the United States since 1959), and a controlled-release formulation of topiramate (approved for treating adult epilepsy, migraine prophylaxis, and pediatric epilepsy).
Ephedrine (EP) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a stimulant, appetite suppressant, concentration aid, decongestant, and to treat hypotension associated with anaesthesia.
Mephentermine is a sympathomimetic amine that acts directly as well as indirectly via an action on [alpha]- and [beta]-adrenergic receptors.
Medications Used for Weight Loss Drug Mechanism of action Side effects Orlistat * Lipase inhibitor Diarrhea, flatulence, (Xenical) Decreases fat absorption bloating, abdominal pain, dyspepsia Sibutramine * Appetite suppressant; Modest increases in heart ([dagger]) Norepinephrine and rate and blood pressure; (Meridia) serotonin reuptake nervousness, insomnia inhibitor Diethylpropion * Appetite suppressant: Palpitations, ([dagger]) sympathomimetic amine tachycardia; insomnia, gastrointestinal Phentermine * Appetite suppressant: Cardiovascular, ([dagger]) sympathomimetic amine gastrointestinal * Approved by FDA for weight loss ([dagger]) Drug Enforcement Administration Schedule IV Source: Annals of Internal Medicine 2005; 142 (7) 525-31
For the most part, women in our study were taking aspirin for cold symptoms, which raises the possibility that it may be the cold, not the aspirin or sympathomimetic amine, that causes the malformation.
Like Fentluramine, Phentermine is a sympathomimetic amine with pharmacologic activity similar to amphetamines.
The combination product contains an immediate-release formulation of phentermine, which is a sympathomimetic amine approved for short-term weight loss, on the market in the United States since 1959; and a controlled-release formulation of topiramate, an antiepileptic drug approved for treating epilepsy in 1996, for migraine prophylaxis in 2004, and for pediatric epilepsy in 2011.
Mephentermine, a sympathomimetic amine having [alpha]- and [beta]-adrenergic agonist actions, is commonly used in India as a vasopressor for prevention and treatment of hypotension following spinal anaesthesia.
Thin-layer chromatography, performed the next day as part of the comprehensive drug screen, identified the sympathomimetic amine as PPA and also picked up the presence of acetaminophen.