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Descriptor in English: Amphetamines
Descriptor in Spanish: Anfetaminas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Anfetaminas
Descriptor in French: Amphétamines
Tree number(s): D02.092.471.683.152
Scope note: Analogs or derivatives of AMPHETAMINE. Many are sympathomimetics and central nervous system stimulators causing excitation, vasopressin, bronchodilation, and to varying degrees, anorexia, analepsis, nasal decongestion, and some smooth muscle relaxation.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with AMPHETAMINE, a specific chem; 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
History Note: 76; was NON MESH before 1976
See also the descriptors: Appetite Depressants MeSH
Central Nervous System Stimulants MeSH
DeCS UI: 677
Descriptor UI: D000662
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2004/07/19
Amphetamines - Preferred
Concept UI M0001015
Scope note Analogs or derivatives of AMPHETAMINE. Many are sympathomimetics and central nervous system stimulators causing excitation, vasopressin, bronchodilation, and to varying degrees, anorexia, analepsis, nasal decongestion, and some smooth muscle relaxation.
Preferred term Amphetamines



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