modafinil

A drug that is being studied as a treatment for fatigue in patients with cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called stimulants.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Modafinil — Systematic (IUPAC) name (±) 2 (benzhydrylsulfinyl)acetamide …   Wikipedia

  • Modafinil — Général Nom IUPAC (RS) 2 ((diphénylméthyl) sulfinyl) acétamide …   Wikipédia en Français

  • modafinil — /mə dafˈi nil/ noun A stimulant drug that enhances wakefulness and vigilance, used in the treatment of narcolepsy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Modafinil — Strukturformel (R) Form (links) und (S) Form (rechts) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • modafinil — noun A stimulant often used in the treatment of various sleep disorders, having the chemical formula CHNOS …   Wiktionary

  • modafinil — mo·daf·i·nil (mo dafґĭ nil″) a central nervous system stimulant used in the treatment of narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and sleep disorders associated with shift work; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • modafinil —  n.m. Médicament destiné à combattre la somnolence …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • 68693-11-8 — Modafinil Modafinil Général Nom IUPAC 2 ((diphénylméthyl) sulfinyl) acétamide No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alertec — Modafinil Modafinil Général Nom IUPAC 2 ((diphénylméthyl) sulfinyl) acétamide No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C15H15NO2S — Modafinil Modafinil Général Nom IUPAC 2 ((diphénylméthyl) sulfinyl) acétamide No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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