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Once per month, 7 day binge junkie (adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and opiates) is neuronal death chronic or reversable?

Once per month, 7 day binge junkie (adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and opiates) is neuronal death chronic or reversable?

Despite the movies: About zombie apocalypse, death is irreversible. However, neither adderal or opiates generally kill nerve cells, unless you OD and deprive them of oxygen. Amphetamines can damage cells in the limbic system in the brain, and heavy chronic users, especially of methamphetamine, may develop organic brain syndromes that are not reversible. Stop doing this, get counseling/help from your doctor/therapist ...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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Can you tell me if amphetamines help with opiate withdrawls?

Can you tell me if amphetamines help with opiate withdrawls?

No, they don't: No, amphetamines do not help with opiate withdrawal. Please work with your physician on this. ...Read more

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I'm 33&getting my life back together. I was raped&started using meth&opiates. Am I getting too old to have a baby? Do I still have time? Not ready yet.

I'm 33&getting my life back together. I was raped&started using meth&opiates. Am I getting too old to have a baby? Do I still have time? Not ready yet.

Depression: Congratulations on overcoming such an awful experience. You can still have a baby, consult with a gynecologist in your area for more information. You are certainly not too old. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is a small dose of Methamphetamine safe (its clean) I've quit opiates tobacco, marijuana, benzo 11 days. Meth I'm taking 1 small dose in the morning.

Is a small dose of Methamphetamine safe (its clean) I've quit opiates tobacco, marijuana, benzo 11 days. Meth I'm taking 1 small dose in the morning.

NO: Not safe! You think it's clean, but unless it was manufactured in a commercial pharmacy with government oversight (or you made it yourself), you don't really know what you're getting. ...Read more

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Male of 33 injects opiates frequently suffering from shortness of breath, fluid in lungs, light headed, and tightness in chest after injecting meth?

Male of 33 injects opiates frequently suffering from shortness of breath, fluid in lungs, light headed, and tightness in chest after injecting meth?

Go to ER: This could be a reaction to the drugs, sepsis from non sterile techniques, or thrombotic events. Please go to the er to be evaluated, and then strongly consider rehab. ...Read more

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Are amphetamines addictive?

Are amphetamines addictive?

Yes: And they can have serious, life-threatening side effects. They should only be used under the supervision of a doctor. If you feel you are addicted, you should get help right away. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: amphetamine?

Please describe the medication: amphetamine?

Stimulants: Amphetamines are drugs which are structurally similar to the naturally occurring stimulants that our bodies make - epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine.
Synthetic amphetamines, especially substituted ones like methamphetamine and mdma (extacy) are far more potent, can cause major and psychiatric reactions, including heart attack, stroke and psychosis. Methamphetamine is especially toxic. ...Read more

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What are the signs that someone is addicted to amphetamines?

Overstimulated: Users show signs of hyperactivity and nervous energy. They may talk fast and be unable to focus on one thing for any length of time. Their eyes will show pupil enlargement (dilation) and sensitivity to bright lights. Users will have a rapid heartbeat, dry mouth and increased blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is d-amphetamine a narcotic?

No, not even close.: Narcotics are medicatoins that affect pain systems in the body. Amphetamine is a stimulant that is used mostly in treating adhd but also can be used at times to help with depression and for narcolepsy, a sleep disorder. ...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 are effects of amphetamine abuse?

Heart attack,: Stroke, high blood pressure, car accidents, violent behavior, psychosis. Nothing good comes from abusing anything. ...Read more

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Amphetamine overdose a medical emergency?

Amphetamine overdose a medical emergency?

Yes it is: If an individual overdoses on amphetamines, it is imperative to seek medical attention as quickly as possible. The national poison control center (1-800-222-1222) can be called from anywhere in the United States, at any time. Professional from the national poison control center can give a person instruction on how to proceed until medical attention is received. ...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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Can amphetamine usage cause cervical dystonia?

Can amphetamine usage cause cervical dystonia?

Yes but rare: Amphetamines, such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) used primarily for adhd, can rarely cause cervical dystonia (also called spasmodic torticollis) all of which are fancy ways to say that you are getting an unusual degree of stiffness and muscle tightness in your neck. Some may be predisposed to have this problem and a different medication might be helpful without causing the problem. See your doctor for more help. ...Read more

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I have amphetamine addiction. What should I do?

Inpatient rehab: This type of addiction is a serious medical condition which requires a multidisciplinary treatment team approach. Seek professional help in an appropriate rehab facility asap. ...Read more

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Is atomoxetine strattera a type of amphetamine?

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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Can an amphetamine overdose kill me a year later?

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Can an amphetamine overdose kill me a year later?

Amphetamine: Not sure how that is possible a year later. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of amphetamine salt abuse?

What are common symptoms of amphetamine salt abuse?

Stimulation/depressi: Physical effects may or may not include increased heart rate, agitation, restlessness, shaking, possible paranoia, anxiety, dilated pupils... When effect wears out, person may suffer fatigue, low mood, state of apathy at times. ...Read more

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How can I have failed my drug test for amphetamines?

Probably because: You were unable to provide a legitimate, verifiable prescription for the medication containing amphetamines. Otherwise, the test would have been overturned and the result negative. You should have spoken with the medical review officer who would have explained this to you. ...Read more

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What can I do to get amphetamine without prescription?

What can I do to get amphetamine without prescription?

Why?: First, you cannot and should not acquire any amphetamines without expert medical attention. These are not otc preps, and have specific risks and dangers, and require careful medical decision making. Would not suggest trying to acquire these items on the "streets" either, as contamination and different additives are likewise risky. See your doctor and discuss your needs. ...Read more

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Will midol come up on a drug test. It has amphetamine?

Will midol come up on a drug test. It has amphetamine?

No: Midol contains acetaminophen, caffeine and an antihistamine. There is no amphetamine in it at all, therefore it will not show positive on a urine drug test. ...Read more

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What are some of the health effects of amphetamine abuse?

What are some of the health effects of amphetamine abuse?

Amphetamine abuse: Health risks of amphetamine abuse include hypertension, tachycardia, heart disease, increased risk of stroke from intracerebral bleed, and death. If you just look at the mental health realm: psychosis, paranoia, depression, suicidal behavior, violence, delusions, hallucinations. ...Read more

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Amphetamine abuse or overuse? Am having strange symptoms?

Depends: Amphetamine abuse has been associated with paranoia, which is a psychotic process.

Judicious use of amphetamine is not associated with psychosis, except in previous unrecognized/undiagnosed psychotic or bipolar disorders. ...Read more

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Best remedy to pass urine test in 3 days from amphetamines?

Best remedy to pass urine test in 3 days from amphetamines?

Best remedy: Best remedy to pass a urine test for amphetamines: stop using them and stay clean. Narcotics anonymous might be helpful to you in that process. Http://www. Na.org/. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: amphetamine abuse?

Addiction: 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 spite of negative consequences. ...Read more

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Would amphetamine improve vision in a person with amblyopia?

No: I don't even know how to begin to draw a connection between these two totally unrelated drug and disease. Simply put, there is no way this could work. ...Read more

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How similar are amphetamines and methamphetamines and speed?

How similar are amphetamines and methamphetamines and speed?

BOTH ARE SAME SPEED: These are identical drugs that speed up the bodis central nervous system and that's why these are also called speed. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to take sleeping pills with amphetamines?

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How dangerous is it to take sleeping pills with amphetamines?

Sleep pills: If prescribed by one physician. On few occasiions a mild sleep med. Is given to counteract the after-effect of long-acting stimulants which is insomnia. ...Read more

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Why does ritalin (methylphenidate) show up as an amphetamine?

Why does ritalin (methylphenidate) show up as an amphetamine?

Stimulant x-reaction: Methylphenidate (ritalin) may cross-react with the amphetamine screen in a urine or saliva drug test. Urine samples may be sent for confirmation testing, which should separate Ritalin (methylphenidate) from the other stimulants. But it will cost more to get confirmation than the drug screen costs. ...Read more

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Opiates (Definition)

Opiates are a type of drug including pain medicines like morphine and ...Read more