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what are the effects of amphetamines

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Amphetamine: Amphetamines are generally quite well-tolerated in most patients. Therapeutic effects include improved attention and ability to focus. Adverse events ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
There lot of effect: An amphetamine overdose is rarely fatal but can lead to a number of different symptoms, including psychosis, chest pain, and hypertension.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Stimulants: Both amphetamines and Cocaine may have similar effects causing increased alertness, increase in heart rate and blood pressure, insomnia and decrease i ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Amphetamine abuse: Health risks of amphetamine abuse include hypertension, tachycardia, heart disease, increased risk of stroke from intracerebral bleed, and death. If ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Their effects are completely separate with pot working on emdocannabinoid receptor sites and with meth working on predominately Dopamine receptor site ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, avoid living in: A previous meth house at all cost unless it has been properly remediated.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Depends on what you consider side effects? The effects from the drug will dissipate in a day or so, however, the damage done to your brain may last a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Effects can be fatal: Methamphetamine (meth) kills over time, through damaging the brain and other organs by constricting blood vessels (decreasing nutrient & oxygen flow), ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
18 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Psychosis: if you have methamphetamine induced psychosis then yes they can help. addicts also use these medications to induce sleep as many are very sedating.

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