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What is the definition or description of: Amphetamine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Amphetamine allergy?

Inflammatory respons: Allergies involve antibodies and other chemicals such as histamine that are produced in response to a substance which cause acute inflammation. Signs include runny nose, watery eyes, itching, rash (hives), nausea and dizziness. In more serious cases, swelling of the face and tongue can develop as well as anaphylactic shock which requires urgent medical intervention. ...Read more

Amphetamine Allergy (Definition)

Allergies involve antibodies and other chemicals such as histamine that are produced in response to a substance which cause acute inflammation. Signs include runny nose, watery eyes, itching, rash (hives), nausea and dizziness. In more serious cases, swelling of the face and tongue can develop as well as anaphylactic shock which ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) allergy?

Adderall allergy: Adderall is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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Allegra (fexofenadine) -d 12 hour allergy & congestion can show up on a drug test as amphetamine?

Allegra (fexofenadine) -d 12 hour allergy & congestion can show up on a drug test as amphetamine?

Possible: Since the Pseudoephedrine in the d is often used to manufacture amphetamine, i would guess that it can show up in a blood test. I would advise you to stay off of any decongestants if you are subjected to random drug test until i can look this up. ...Read more

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How much actifed or sudafed needs to be taken to test positive for meth? I take actifed for allergies and have tested positive before.

How much actifed or sudafed needs to be taken to test positive for meth? I take actifed for allergies and have tested positive before.

So many variables: There are so many variables that will affect the results of drug testing. In most instances letting those ordering the test know what medications you take will help them interpret the results. ...Read more

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How effective is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) on treating add in children?

How effective is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) on treating add in children?

Extremely: All of the psychostimulants (ritalin, adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) concerta, focalin) can be extremely effective in the treatment of add / adhd in children (and adults). My first line of treatment, however, is to make sure that the child with add is eating a balanced diet (and doesn't have any food sensitivities), is getting good exercise, and is in psychotherapy (if there are also psychological stressors). ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do about an addiction to amphetamine I have a very busy life style with children also a full time job I am desperate?

Is there  anything i can do about an addiction  to amphetamine I have a very busy life style with children also a full time job I am desperate?

Malignant cancer : Addiction is a disease that eats your life away as well as the lives of your loved ones, including your children. If you were diagnosed with a potentially rapidly spreading cancer would you not stop working as to fight for a cure? Unfortunately the poison clouds the mind of it's prey, preventing it from conceptualizing the problem as an urgent medical issue. ...Read more

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What's better for adhd children Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) with 2 mg periactin or with 2mg melatonin ?

What's better for adhd children Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) with 2 mg periactin or with 2mg melatonin ?

Side effects : It's not uncommon for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to disrupt sleep. Periactin is a sedating antihistamine. Melatonin mimics natural melatonin. The optimal regimen calls for finding the right dose of stimulant with minimal side effects. Less adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) might be optimal for the child, potentially another stimulant altogether! To answer your question, I would pick melatonin, since it's natural. They both work well. ...Read more

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Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth? What are long term effects of hard meth use? Can meth effect my children? Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people? So far my only source of information has bee

Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth?
What are long term effects of hard meth use?
Can meth effect my children?
Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people?
So far my only source of information has bee

It damages brain: And almost everything else. It can cause severe depression, paranoia and even psychosis, with hallucinations, delusions and agitation. Physically, it can damage the heart, with heart attacks and/or strokes, and causes severe dental and skin problems. People become completely disorganized and live their lives completely involved with the drug. It damages your children and family. Get help and stop! ...Read more

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Is smoking meth near my children, bad for his health?

Is smoking meth near my children, bad for his health?

Yes: The airborne toxins emitted anywhere near a kid will increase his/her infection rate, crib death in infants, risk of developmental delay as he/she grows. The worst thing will be to grow up believing it is normal behavior. ...Read more

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Meth exposure symptoms in children smell odor , my grandchild has metallic smell and I suspect he is being exposed to drug users ?

Meth exposure symptoms in children smell odor , my grandchild has metallic smell and I suspect he is being exposed to drug users
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Suspicion: If you have reason to suspect your grandson is exposed to drug users, this is a very big problem. Child protective services needs to be aware & check out the situation. Please contact them, and share your concerns. ...Read more

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Can labetelol cause positive for amphetamines?

Can labetelol cause positive for amphetamines?

Yes: Yes -- this has happened in a few cases: http://tinyurl.Com/m5sv2so however, confirmatory tests are run on any questionable results. These confirmatory tests are very specific, and would solve the question. ...Read more

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Is there any actual medical use for amphetamines?

Is there any actual medical use for amphetamines?

Yes: The main one is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, in which d-amphetamine or a combination of d- and l-amphetamines are the drugs of choice in this condition. The doses used are much lower than the doses of abuse, and in adhd there is seldom the tolerance, craving or withdrawal symptoms of addiction. They are also used for narcolepsy and as adjuncts in treatment-resistant depression. ...Read more

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Do you know if there are different types of amphetamines?

Do you know if there are different types of amphetamines?

There are many: Amphetamine salts are a mixture of the right handed and left handed form of the molecules. This is what Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is. The right handed form, Dextroamphetamine (dexedrine) is more potent. Substituted amphetamines. Methamphetamine (desoxyn) is a substituted amphetamine, and there are literally hundreds of those, including ecstasy (MDMA) and many others. ...Read more

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What could happen if you took amphetamines while working out?

Supercharged: You would put more strain on your heart, sweat more and place extra burden on your liver, then crash. Not advised, especially if strenuous workout. ...Read more

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How long is amphetamine in your system?

Depends: Short acting amphetamines would be mostly eliminated after a few hours, while long acting ones could take several days. ...Read more

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When does someone need to take amphetamine?

Rx: This is an addictive substance, take only when prescribed. ...Read more

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Could someone be born with amphetamines in my system?

In YOUR system?: If a mother uses amphetamines when pregnant, those drugs will pass into the fetus, and if they are using shortly before delivery, the child will have positive amphetamine tests and may undergo drug withdrawal. Unless you were just born (age 31?), the amphetamines wouldn't be in your system, but if you are the mom and are using drugs, please stop and seek help immediately. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the full form of amphetamine?

Don't understand ?: or what "full" form means. Amphetamine can be the mixture of the right handed and left-handed molecules (racemic amphetamine), the more active form dextro or d-amphetamine (dexedrine) or the even more potent methamphetamine. There are many more synthetic versions of stimulants that have different activities and differing potential uses, side effects. ...Read more

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Is it problematic amphetamines while having common cold?

Is it problematic amphetamines while having common cold?

Amphetamines/Cold: If your question is that ypu are taking amphetamine by perscription and you have a cold, there is no problem and you can keep taking it.Amphetamines have decongestant properties and it may help with symptoms of cold
in 1920s and 30s amphetamines were used to treat asthma, hay fever and common cold. ...Read more

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What happens if I use amphetamines when I have glaucoma?

Visual disturbance: It may increase the intra-occular pressure causing problems with your vision. Ask your opthamologist about the use of amphetamines with your degree of glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can sleep on an amphetamine comedown?

Are you abusing: Amphetamines? If yes, then you should stop. If you are taking prescribed medication as directed and have this problem then you should notify your prescribing provider. ...Read more

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Is amphetamine overdose always fatal?

Is amphetamine overdose always fatal?

No, it's not: In fact, many amphetamine overdoses are not fatal. At the same time, amphetamines are very dangerous to the heart, and the risk from overdose is an arrythmia or heart attack. There is no antidote for amphetamine overdose. Strong suggestion: stay away from them. Get those you know who are doing them the help they need. ...Read more

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How can amphetamine abuse be reversed?

Get the help and : Support you need and deserve to treat the addiction. But there is no "reversal" and there may be long term effects of the use. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is amphetamine abuse?

What sort of problem is amphetamine abuse?

Seroius: A seroius health and legal problem. Very addictive and hard to conquer. Put a risk for many conditions like hiv, hepatitis b &c, std, skin infection, heart attack or death ...Read more

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Is atomoxetine strattera a type of amphetamine?

No: It is an antidepressant that can help anxiety for people with ADHD ...Read more

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How come doctors are reluctant to prescribe amphetamines and benzos?

Do No Harm: A major principle of medicine is to do no harm if it can be avoided. There are a lot of alternative better medicines than benzo's and amphetamines. Doctors who do not pay attention to the harm these can do to their patients can lose their licenses, their freedom, and livelihood. With the cost of a medical education today running about 250K, it is not worth it to use such problem meds. ...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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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more