\lˌɛvə͡ʊmfˈɛtɐmˌiːn], \lˌɛvəʊmfˈɛtɐmˌiːn], \l_ˌɛ_v_əʊ_m_f_ˈɛ_t_ɐ_m_ˌiː_n]\
Definitions of LEVOAMPHETAMINE
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A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.
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