phendimetrazine

noun

phen·​di·​met·​ra·​zine ˌfen-dī-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phendimetrazine (audio)
: an appetite suppressant that is a sympathetic amine with pharmacological activity similar to the amphetamines and is administered orally usually in the form of its bitartrate C12H17NO·C4H6O6 to assist weight reduction especially in the treatment of obesity

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“Phendimetrazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phendimetrazine. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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