ATC Group: A08AA05 Mazindol

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Mazindol

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Mazindol is a sympathomimetic amine for the treatment of obesity and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Like other sympathomimetic appetite suppressants, mazindol is thought to act as a reuptake inhibitor of norepinephrine. In addition, it inhibits dopamine and serotonin reuptake. It stimulates the central nervous system, which increases heart rate and blood pressure, and decreases appetite.