How Do Sympathomimetics Work?

Reviewed on 1/12/2022

HOW DO SYMPATHOMIMETICS WORK?

Sympathomimetics are drugs that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system to suppress appetite and treat obesity. The sympathetic nervous system causes the release of chemical messengers, such as noradrenaline and adrenaline

Sympathomimetics stimulate the satiety centers located in the hypothalamic and limbic areas of the brain, thus suppressing the appetite, which may be beneficial in treating obesity.

HOW ARE SYMPATHOMIMETICS USED?

Sympathomimetics are drugs that act on the brain to suppress appetite for treating obesity.

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF SYMPATHOMIMETICS?

Sympathomimetics can cause the following side effects:

The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.

WHAT ARE NAMES OF SYMPATHOMIMETICS?

Generic and brand names of sympathomimetics include:

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References
https://reference.medscape.com/drugs/sympathomimetic

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