are Anorectic Drugs?
number of drugs have been developed and marketed to replace amphetamines as
appetite suppressants. These anorectic drugs include benzphetamine (Didrex),
diethylproprion (Tenuate, Tepanil), fenfluramine (Pondimin), mazindol (Sanorex,
Mazanor), phendimetrazine (Bontril, Prelu-2, Plegine) and phentermine (Ionamin,
are its short-term effects?
They produce many of the effects of the amphetamines, but are generally less
potent. All are controlled substances because of the similarity of their effects
to those of the amphetamines.
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)