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Chemical Amphetamine

Name Amphetamine
CAS Type 1 Name Benzeneethanamine, alpha-methyl-, (+-)-
Equivalent Terms Amfetamine | Amphetamine Sulfate | Amphetamine Sulfate (2:1) | Centramina | Desoxynorephedrin | Fenamine | l Amphetamine | l-Amphetamine | levo Amphetamine | levo-Amphetamine | Levoamphetamine | Mydrial | Phenamine | Phenopromin | Sulfate, Amphetamine | Thyramine
CAS Registry Number 300-62-9
Definition 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.
Structure Amphetamine
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MeSH® ID D000661
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