A report on Anorectic

Drug which reduces appetite, resulting in lower food consumption, leading to weight loss.

- Anorectic

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Ritalin: 20 mg sustained-release (SR) tablets

Stimulant

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Overarching term that covers many drugs including those that increase activity of the central nervous system and the body, drugs that are pleasurable and invigorating, or drugs that have sympathomimetic effects.

Overarching term that covers many drugs including those that increase activity of the central nervous system and the body, drugs that are pleasurable and invigorating, or drugs that have sympathomimetic effects.

Ritalin: 20 mg sustained-release (SR) tablets
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Lines of illicit cocaine, used as a recreational stimulant
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Drugs used to treat obesity are called anorectics and generally include drugs that follow the general definition of a stimulant, but other drugs such as cannabinoid receptor antagonists also belong to this group.

Fenfluramine

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Serotonergic medication used for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome and Lennox–Gastaut syndrome.

Serotonergic medication used for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome and Lennox–Gastaut syndrome.

It was formerly used as an appetite suppressant in the treatment of obesity, but was discontinued for this use due to cardiovascular toxicity before being repurposed for new indications.

Phentermine

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Medication used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity.

Medication used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity.

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It works mainly as an appetite suppressant, likely as a result of being a CNS stimulant.

Fenfluramine/phentermine

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The drug combination fenfluramine/phentermine, usually called fen-phen, was an anti-obesity treatment that utilized two anorectics.

Phenethylamine

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Organic compound, natural monoamine alkaloid, and trace amine, which acts as a central nervous system stimulant in humans.

Organic compound, natural monoamine alkaloid, and trace amine, which acts as a central nervous system stimulant in humans.

Electrosynthesis of phenethylamine from benzyl cyanide

The class of substituted phenethylamines includes all substituted amphetamines, and substituted methylenedioxyphenethylamines (MDxx), and contains many drugs which act as empathogens, stimulants, psychedelics, anorectics, bronchodilators, decongestants, and/or antidepressants, among others.

Dexfenfluramine

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Dexfenfluramine, marketed as dexfenfluramine hydrochloride under the name Redux, is a serotonergic anorectic drug: it reduces appetite by increasing the amount of extracellular serotonin in the brain.

Amfepramone

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Amfepramone, also known as diethylpropion, is a stimulant drug of the phenethylamine, amphetamine, and cathinone classes that is used as an appetite suppressant.

Benfluorex

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Benfluorex, sold under the brand name Mediator, is an anorectic and hypolipidemic agent that is structurally related to fenfluramine (a substituted amphetamine).

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Aminorex

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Aminorex (Menocil, Apiquel, aminoxaphen, aminoxafen, McN-742) is a weight loss (anorectic) stimulant drug.

Adderall

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Adderall and Mydayis are trade names for a combination drug called mixed amphetamine salts containing four salts of amphetamine.

Adderall and Mydayis are trade names for a combination drug called mixed amphetamine salts containing four salts of amphetamine.

It is also used as an athletic performance enhancer, cognitive enhancer, appetite suppressant, and recreationally as a euphoriant.