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Scientific Name: Benzphetamine
Brand Name: Didrex
Company Owner: Corepharma llc, Impax laboratories inc, Kvk tech inc, Paddock laboratories inc, Tedor pharma inc, Tyco healthcare mallinckrodt, Pharmacia and upjohn co
Mechanism Of Action The mechanism of action of these drugs is not fully understood, however it may be similar to that of amphetamines. Amphetamines stimulate noepinephrine and dopamine release in nerve endings in the lateral hypothalamic feeding centre, decreasing appetite. This release is mediated by the binding of benzphetamine to centrally located adrenergic receptors.
Description of the Drug: Benzphetamine is a sympathomimetic used to manage exogenous obesity short term.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from