A drug, C14H19NO2, chemically related to amphetamine, that acts as a mild stimulant of the central nervous system and is used especially in the form of its hydrochloride for the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and hyperkinetic disorders in children.
Origin: + phen(yl)
Origin: + (piper)id(ine)
Origin: + (acet)ate
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