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Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) side effects lethal or mild?

Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) side effects lethal or mild?

Can be lethal: Serious - irregular heartbeat, chest pain, increased blood pressure, skin rash, uncontrollable movements of arms and legs, mental changes, unusual weakness, very high fever. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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Ritalin (methylphenidate) side effects?

Ritalin (methylphenidate) side effects?

Yes,: Like all medications Ritalin (methylphenidate) can cause side effects in some people. Common ones include nervousness, dizziness, loss of appetite, but there are more serious possible side effects. These include allergic reactions, hallucinations, chest pain and behavioral changes. ...Read more

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What side effects of drug addiction?

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What side effects of drug addiction?

Drug addiction: Depends on the drug used. In general, effects are biological such as physical symptoms, psychological such as cravings, and social such as loss of finances or job or family due to alienation. ...Read more

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Snorting meth & oxycodone side effects?

Snorting meth & oxycodone side effects?

Death, addiction...: Both methamphetamines and oxycodone are highly addictive drugs of abuse. The "snorting" achieves more rapid absorption compared to the oral route increasing the possibility of overdose and death. Abuse of these drugs usually leads to rapid development of addiction. If you are currently using them i encourage you to seek treatment as your problem will in all likelihood only become much worse... ...Read more

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Vasodilators to curb Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effects?

Vasodilators to curb Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effects?

Question unclear: What side effects, exactly, concern you about Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) that you think vasodialotors would counteract? At the doses typically used to treat adhd, the effects on the cardiovascular system are relatively mild and probably do not need "fixing" with yet another drug that has it's own side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects ritalin (methylphenidate) abuse and withdrawals ?

What are the side effects ritalin (methylphenidate) abuse and withdrawals ?

Side Effects: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a good drug, but it does have significant side effects. It can cause high heart rate, appetite suppression, and even psychological side effects (hallucinations, etc) in some patients. It does have addictive/abusive potential. So, it does a good job when used correctly, but you just have to keep in close follow up with your doctor. You can be quite sleepy if you abruptly stop ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more

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Effects of amphetamine abuse on circulation?

Effects of amphetamine abuse on circulation?

Yes there are lot of: Effects heart attacke and others see the web site below. ...Read more

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Side effects from trihexyphenidyl?

Side effects from trihexyphenidyl?

Drowsiness, delerium: This is used for the symptomatic treatment of parkinson's disease alone or with levodopa. Dose related side effects are common. Drowsiness, vertigo, headache, and dizziness occur in cns. High doses cause nervousness, agitation, anxiety, delirium, and confusion especially in older patients. Blurred vision, dry mouth, impaired sweating, abdominal discomfort, mydriasis and constipation also occur. ...Read more

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Scary Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect. Need help?

Scary Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect. Need help?

Need information: What is the scary side effect? And, are you sure it's related to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If you're convinced, than work with your doctor to stop taking the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If you're using it to treat adhd, there are lots of other options. ...Read more

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Long term effects of ecstasy abuse?

Long term effects of ecstasy abuse?

See below: Depression, emotinal instability, stroke and intellectual impairment. ...Read more

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Side effects of zolpidem?

Side effects of zolpidem?

Many: Zolpidem or Ambien (zolpidem) is a short acting sleeping med which often doesn't make someone tired. So you need to go to bed right after taking. People have fallen going for a walk waiting for it to take effect. Sleep walking, eating at night and amnesia is more common than realized. If you don't go to bed, after an hour or so it won't work. I see tolerance and insomnia on stopping which can last days. ...Read more

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Side effects of alprazolam?

Side effects of alprazolam?

Go to:: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-9824-xanax+oral.aspx?drugid=9824&drugname=xanax+oral&source=1.

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Side effects of tremadol /ultram?

Side effects of tremadol /ultram?

Usually mild: Tramadol may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: dizziness, weakness, sleepiness, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, headache, nervousness, agitation, uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body, muscle tightness, changes in mood, drowsiness, heartburn or indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation & itching. ...Read more

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Side effects to expect with norepinephrine, adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Side effects to expect with norepinephrine, adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Heightened sensorium: Commonly used to treat "adhd", this compound is a mix of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, the combination acts on the "mesolimbic" section of the brain producing a heightened level of awareness. Palpitations, hyperactivity, decreased apetite are common side effects. Beware, this medication is a class 2 substance with a significant abuse potential. ...Read more

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Side effects to expect with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Side effects to expect with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Most patients: Taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for add report no side effects. However, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulate which could cause anxiety, agitation, a high heart rate and/or a rise in blood pressure. ...Read more

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Side effects of oraboline?

Side effects of oraboline?

Steroid sideeffects: Oraboline is an anabolic steroid and has the same side effects as steroids. Furthermore, i dont know if its any longer available in the us. ...Read more

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Loperamide side effects dangerous?

Loperamide side effects dangerous?

Rarely: Very well tolerated. Side effects are generally mild and a whole lot better than diarrhea. Major concerns are giving the medication to control symptoms when there is a serious underlying disease, overtreatment with resulting constipation and mild dizziness or lightheadedness. ...Read more

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Side effects of xanax (alprazolam)?

Go to:: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-9824-xanax+oral.aspx?drugid=9824&drugname=xanax+oral&source=1.

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) side effects bladder pain?

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) side effects bladder pain?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Some side-effects reported include sexual dysfunctions & upper abdominal discomfort, but no bladder pain, to my knowledge. ...Read more

Amphetamine Abuse (Definition)

In the current diagnostic code, "abuse" is reserved for a milder form of addiction than the diagnosis of dependence. Just think of addiction as an abnormal attachment to the substance, compulsive use, and problems controlling its use in ...Read more