Central Nervous System Stimulants and Drugs That Suppress Appetite

Dushyant Kshatriya, Nicholas T. Bello

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Abstract

The Side Effects of Drugs Annuals form a series of volumes in which the adverse effects of drugs and adverse reactions to them are surveyed. The series supplements the contents of Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions. The purpose of this supplement is to provide a concise reference of the newly available literature to support the existing information regarding the known adverse effects of commonly prescribed medications or abused drugs. The information covers peer-reviewed publications from January 2017 to December 2017. This review focused on CNS stimulants and drugs that suppress appetite. It covers amphetamines (including lisdexamfetamine, methamphetamine and 3,4-methylenedioxymetamphetamine), methylphenidate, atomoxetine, modafinil and armodafinil, pitolisant, methylxanthines (caffeine), monotherapies and combinational therapies that suppress appetite (lorcaserin, phentermine, phentermine/topiramate) and medications used in Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline (rivastigmine, donepezil and memantine).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSide Effects of Drugs Annual
EditorsSidhartha D. Ray
PublisherElsevier B.V.
Pages1-9
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780444641199
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Publication series

NameSide Effects of Drugs Annual
Volume40
ISSN (Print)0378-6080

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Drug guides
  • Pharmacology (medical)

Keywords

  • Adverse reactions
  • Amfetamine
  • Amphetamines
  • Appetite suppressants
  • Armodafinil
  • Atomoxetine
  • Caffeine
  • Contrave
  • Donepezil
  • Lisdexamfetamine
  • Lorcaserin
  • Memantine
  • Methylphenidate
  • Methylxanthines
  • Modafinil
  • Phentermine
  • Rivastigmine
  • Treatment emergent adverse effects, Alzheimer's disease

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