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Compound Summary for: CID 32893

Amphetamine

Also known as: Levamfetamine; L-Amphetamine; Levamphetamine; (R)-Amphetamine; l-(R)-Amphetamine; Levamphetaminum; (R)-alpha-Methylbenzeneethanamine
Molecular Formula: C9H13N   Molecular Weight: 135.20622   InChIKey: KWTSXDURSIMDCE-MRVPVSSYSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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