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Descriptor English: Amphetamine
Descriptor Spanish: Anfetamina
Descriptor Portuguese: Anfetamina
Descriptor French: Amfétamine
Entry term(s): Amfetamine
Amphetamine Sulfate
Amphetamine Sulfate (2:1)
Centramina
Desoxynorephedrin
Fenamine
Levoamphetamine
Mydrial
Phenamine
Phenopromin
Sulfate, Amphetamine
Thyramine
l Amphetamine
l-Amphetamine
levo Amphetamine
levo-Amphetamine
Tree number(s): D02.092.471.683.152.110
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000661
Scope note: A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.
Annotation: a specific chem: do not confuse with AMPHETAMINES; d-amphetamine = DEXTROAMPHETAMINE; N-methylamphetamine = METHAMPHETAMINE
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: analogs & derivatives:Amphetamines
Pharm Action: Central Nervous System Stimulants
Sympathomimetics
Dopamine Agents
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number: CK833KGX7E
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzeneethanamine, alpha-methyl-, (+-)-
DeCS ID: 676
Unique ID: D000661
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Amphetamine - Preferred
Concept UI M0001012
Scope note A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.
Preferred term Amphetamine
Entry term(s) Amfetamine
Desoxynorephedrin
Phenamine
Phenopromin
Centramina - Narrower
Concept UI M0432470
Preferred term Centramina
Fenamine - Narrower
Concept UI M0370892
Preferred term Fenamine
Mydrial - Narrower
Concept UI M0370893
Preferred term Mydrial
Thyramine - Narrower
Concept UI M0370894
Preferred term Thyramine
Amphetamine Sulfate - Narrower
Concept UI M0331305
Preferred term Amphetamine Sulfate
Entry term(s) Amphetamine Sulfate (2:1)
Sulfate, Amphetamine
l-Amphetamine - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0001013
Preferred term l-Amphetamine
Entry term(s) Levoamphetamine
l Amphetamine
levo Amphetamine
levo-Amphetamine



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