Definition of Pemoline

1. Noun. A medication used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, having similar action to methylphenidate. ¹



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Definition of Pemoline

1. a drug used as a stimulant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pemoline

1. This drug is a central nervous system stimulant, and is used to treat children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) and other behavioural problems. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Pemoline

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1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"... 10-4 pemoline (Cylert) 10-5 Efficacy of Stimulant Treatment 10-5 Short-Term Efficacy 10-5 Long-Term Effectiveness 10-6 Safety 10-7 Short-Term Safety ..."

2. Learning Disabilities by Sharyn Neuwirth (1995)
"Three drugs, Ritalin (methylphenidate), Dexedrine (dextro- amphetamine), and Cylert (pemoline), have been used successfully. Although these drugs are ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations: Title 21: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"1680 diphenoxylate and not less than 25 (8) pemoline (including organometallic complexes and micrograms of atropine sulfate per dos- chelates thereof) . ..."

4. Management of Cancer Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"CNS stimulants such as caffeine, dextroamphetamine (2.5 to 7.5 mg twice daily, orally), pemoline (18.5 to 37 mg, orally), or methylphenidate (5 to 10 mg, ..."

5. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"... 21-5 nonexclusive form of, 21 -5 regressed, 21-4, 21-5 Peer groups, alcoholism and, 2-5 pemoline (Cylert), 7-11, 16-9 Perception of skills, vs. skill, ..."

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