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Amphetamine And Opiates
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
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
Days: At minimum (3 days).Get a more detailed answer ›
Will taking 1 3 dimethylamylamine (dmaa) cause a false positive for any of the following drugs: cocaine, opiates, amphetamines, or phencyclidine (pcp)?
Yes: Dmaa can cause a positive uds for amphatamines. ...Read more
I am currently taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for my ADHD, can Suboxone be taken with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? I am addicted to opiates....
Yes: But under strict protocols and supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
My friend is going through withdrawls from street used opiates now and thinks Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will help help him get out of bed and make his pain better?
Opiate detox: Your friend needs detox & rehab in a drug treatment center. ...Read more
Why did I test positive for everything on a ua after having a detox drink? Came up dirty for thc; but opiates, barbiturates, amphetamines and pcp!?
You popped + because there is no such thing as a detox drink.
Buyer beware. ...Read more
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Not one of the typical symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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