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Risperidone
Risperidone

Risperidone ( / r ɨ ˈ s p ɛər ɨ d oʊ n / ri- SPAIR -i-dohn ) (trade name Risperdal and generics) is an antipsychotic drug mainly us...

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Quetiapine
Quetiapine

Quetiapine ( / k w ɨ ˈ t aɪ . ə p iː n / kwi- TY -ə-peen ) (developed and marketed as Seroquel by AstraZeneca) is an atypical antip...

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Olanzapine
Olanzapine

Olanzapine (sold under the brand names Zyprexa , Zypadhera and Lanzek or in combination with fluoxetine, Symbyax ) is an atypical antipsy...

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Clozapine
Clozapine

Clozapine is an atypical antipsychotic medication used in the treatment of schizophrenia, and is also sometimes used off-label for the trea...

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Atypical antipsychotic
Atypical antipsychotic

The atypical antipsychotics ( AAP ; also known as second generation antipsychotics ( SGAs )) are a group of antipsychotic drugs (antipsych...

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Alfuzosin
Alfuzosin

Alfuzosin (INN, provided as the hydrochloride salt) is an α 1 receptor antagonist used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It wo...

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Ajmalicine
Ajmalicine

Ajmalicine , also known as δ-yohimbine or raubasine , is an antihypertensive drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It has bee...

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Tetrahydrozoline
Tetrahydrozoline

Tetrahydrozoline (INN: Tetryzoline ), a derivative of imidazoline, is found in over-the-counter eye drops and nasal sprays. Other derivativ...

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Phenylephrine
Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine is a selective α 1 -adrenergic receptor agonist of the phenethylamine class used primarily as a decongestant, as an agent to...

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Oxymetazoline
Oxymetazoline

Oxymetazoline is a selective alpha-1 agonist and partial alpha-2 agonist topical decongestant, used in the form of Oxymetazoline hydrochlor...

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Octopamine
Octopamine

Octopamine ( β,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine ) is an endogenous biogenic amine that is closely related to norepinephrine, and has effects on t...

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Naphazoline
Naphazoline

Naphazoline (in the hydrochloride form) is the common name for 2-(1-naphthylmethyl)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride. It is a sympathomimetic ag...

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Midodrine
Midodrine

Midodrine (brand names Amatine , ProAmatine , Gutron ) is a vasopressor/antihypotensive agent. Midodrine was approved in the United States ...

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Methyldopa
Methyldopa

Methyldopa ( L -α- Methyl -3,4- d ihydr o xy p henyl a lanine; Aldomet , Aldoril , Dopamet , Dopegyt , etc.) is an alpha-adrenergic agonis...

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Etilefrine
Etilefrine

Etilefrine is a cardiac stimulant used as an antihypotensive. It is a sympathomimetic amine of the 3-hydroxy-phenylethanolamine series used...

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Epinephrine
Epinephrine

Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline , adrenalin , or β,3,4-trihydroxy- N -methylphenethylamine ) is a hormone and a neurotransmitter. Ep...

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Buspirone
Buspirone

Buspirone (/ˈbjuːspɨroʊn/ BEW -spi-rohn ), trade name Buspar , is an anxiolytic psychotropic drug of the azapirone chemical class.   I...

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Ligand
Ligand

In coordination chemistry, a ligand ( / l ɪ ɡ ən d / ) is an ion or molecule (functional group) that binds to a central metal atom to fo...

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Adrenergic receptor
Adrenergic receptor

The adrenergic receptors (or adrenoceptors ) are a class of G protein-coupled receptors that are targets of the catecholamines, especially ...

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Nutrition
Nutrition

Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food (e.g. phytonutrients, anthocyanins, tann...

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Clinical trial
Clinical trial

Clinical trials are prospective biomedical or behavioral research studies on human subjects that are designed to answer specific questions ...

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List of withdrawn drugs
List of withdrawn drugs

Some drugs have been withdrawn from the market because of risks to the patients. Usually this has been prompted by unexpected adverse effe...

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WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines is a list of essential medicines created by the World Health Organization (WHO). The list was fir...

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Sterculia
Sterculia

Sterculia is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It was previously placed in the now obsolete Sterculiaceae. Membe...

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Orlistat
Orlistat

Orlistat (also known as tetrahydrolipstatin ) is a drug designed to treat obesity. It is marketed as a prescription drug under the trade na...

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Oleoyl-estrone
Oleoyl-estrone

Oleoyl-estrone (OE) is a fatty acid ester of estrone. It is a naturally circulating hormone in animals, including humans. It was studied as...

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Dirlotapide
Dirlotapide

Dirlotapide is a drug used to treat obesity in dogs. It is manufactured by Pfizer and marketed as Slentrol . It works as a selective micr...

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2,4-Dinitrophenol
2,4-Dinitrophenol

2,4-Dinitrophenol ( 2,4-DNP , or simply DNP ) is an organic compound with the formula HOC 6 H 3 (NO 2 ) 2 . It is a yellow, crystalline sol...

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Cetilistat
Cetilistat

Cetilistat is a drug designed to treat obesity. It acts in the same way as the older drug orlistat (Xenical) by inhibiting pancreatic lipas...

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Weight loss effects of water
Weight loss effects of water

The apparent weight loss effects of water have been subject to some scientific research. This evidence has been used by some of the scien...

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Zonisamide
Zonisamide

Zonisamide is a sulfonamide anticonvulsant approved for use as an adjunctive therapy in adults with partial-onset seizures; infantile spasm...

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Yohimbine
Yohimbine

Yohimbine ( / j oʊ ˈ h ɪ m b iː n / ) is an indole alkaloid derived from the bark of the Pausinystalia yohimbe tree in Central Africa. ...

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Peptide YY
Peptide YY

Peptide YY (PYY) also known as peptide tyrosine tyrosine or pancreatic peptide YY 3-36 is a peptide that in humans is encoded by the PPY ...

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Oxyntomodulin
Oxyntomodulin

Oxyntomodulin is a naturally occurring 37-amino acid peptide hormone found in the colon, produced by the oxyntic (fundic) cells of the oxyn...

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Naloxone
Naloxone

Naloxone (INN, BAN, USAN) marketed under the trade name Narcan among others, is a pure opioid antagonist. Naloxone is a medication used to...

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Naltrexone
Naltrexone

Naltrexone (INN, BAN, USAN) is an opioid antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence. It is mar...

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Metformin
Metformin

Metformin (BAN, USAN and INN, pronounced / m É› t ˈ f É"r m ɨ n / , met- FAWR -min ; sold as Glucophage ) is an oral antidiabetic dr...

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Lorcaserin
Lorcaserin

Lorcaserin ( APD-356 , trade name upon approval Belviq , expected trade name during development, Lorqess ) is a weight-loss drug developed ...

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L-DOPA
L-DOPA

L -DOPA ( / ˌ ɛ l ˈ d oʊ p ə / or / ˌ l ɛ v title="/oʊ/ long 'o' in 'bode'">oʊ ˈ d oʊ p ə / ) (...

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Glucomannan
Glucomannan

Glucomannan is a water-soluble polysaccharide that is considered a dietary fiber. It is a hemicellulose component in the cell walls of some...

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Guar gum
Guar gum

Guar gum , also called guaran , is a galactomannan. It is primarily the ground endosperm of guar beans. The guar seeds are dehusked, milled ...

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Galactomannan
Galactomannan

Galactomannans are polysaccharides consisting of a mannose backbone with galactose side groups (more specifically, a (1-4)-linked beta-D-ma...

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5-Hydroxytryptophan
5-Hydroxytryptophan

5-Hydroxytryptophan ( 5-HTP ), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as a met...

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Surinabant
Surinabant

Surinabant ( SR147778 ) is a cannabinoid receptor type 1 antagonist developed by Sanofi-Aventis. It is being investigated as a potential tr...

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Rimonabant
Rimonabant

Rimonabant (also known as SR141716 ; trade name Acomplia ) is an anorectic antiobesity drug that has been withdrawn from the market due to ...

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Drinabant
Drinabant

≥ Drinabant (INN; AVE-1625 ) is a drug that acts as a selective CB 1 receptor antagonist, which was under investigation varyingly by S...

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Cannabinoid
Cannabinoid

Cannabinoids are a class of diverse chemical compounds that act on cannabinoid receptors on cells that repress neurotransmitter release in ...

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Xylopropamine
Xylopropamine

Xylopropamine ( Perhedrin , Esanin ), also known as 3,4-dimethylamphetamine , is a stimulant drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine cla...

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Viloxazine
Viloxazine

Viloxazine ( Vivalan , Emovit , Vivarint , Vicilan ) is a bicyclic antidepressant [5] morpholine derivative that acts as a selective norep...

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Tesofensine
Tesofensine

Tesofensine ( NS2330 ) is a serotoninâ€"noradrenalineâ€"dopamine reuptake inhibitor from the phenyltropane family of drugs, which...

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Synephrine
Synephrine

This article will focus, insofar as possible, on synephrine itself, rather than on the drug mixtures containing it. Synephrine , or, more ...

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Sibutramine
Sibutramine

Sibutramine (usually in the form of the hydrochloride monohydrate salt) is an oral anorexiant. Until 2010 it was marketed and prescribed as...

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Reboxetine
Reboxetine

Reboxetine (brand names: Edronax (AU, IE, IL, NZ, ZA, UK) , Prolift (AR,† BR, CL, VE†) ) is a drug of the norepinephrine reuptake inh...

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