- Appetite Depressants
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Agents that are used to suppress appetite.
Drug Drug Description Phentermine A sympathomimetic anorectic agent used as a short-term adjunct therapy that is included in a regimen of weight reduction in cases of exogenous obesity. Phenylpropanolamine A sympathomimetic that was previously used in nasal decongestants and weight loss products, but has been withdrawn by the FDA due to safety risks and lack of efficacy. Phenmetrazine Used as an anorectic in the treatment of obesity. Diethylpropion An appetite suppressant used for the short term treatment of exogenous obesity in addition to calorie restriction. Sibutramine A norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine reuptake inhibitor indicated to assist with weight loss in obesity. Cathine Used to decrease appetite. Nalmefene An opioid antagonist used in conjunction with psychosocial support to help adults with alcohol dependence reduce alcohol consumption. Gaboxadol Investigated for use/treatment in sleep disorders and insomnia. Benfluorex Benfluorex is an anorectic and hypolipidemic agent that is structurally related to fenfluramine. It was patented and manufactured by a French pharmaceutical company Servier. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended...
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