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I'd like to find a well known cough syrup that has a passive ingrident of dxm. Without amphetamine. Is there such a thing?
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 20 mg 2x a day and have a cough with Co stand hock and I feel like there is flew but nothing I drink plenty of water what should I do?
My child jus started back taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and now he has a fever and chills. He's also stopped up with a cough. The fever is 100.0. What should I do?
Viral illness: Think virus with the fever and the cough. Honestly he probably got it while he was visiting the doctor. You can treat it symptomatically, and the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is incidental. If you have any questions about his illness getting worse, call your pediatrician. ...Read more
What if I took nyquil yesterday and last night for this aweful cold/cough and I am also on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? Will my drug test come back false positive?
See your doctor: Meth is irritating to the mucosa of your nose and lungs. Additionally, the purity and use of other compounds puts you at risk for lung damage. First, stop using meth! Second, get an evaluation to make sure that you don't have damage or infection to your lungs. Third, consider a change in life circumstances. ...Read more
I'v been smoking alot meth and 2 days ago my throte hurts really baf cant drink nothing becuase it hurts and today cough up a little bit of blood?
Can smokin feces contaminated meth kill you? I smoked some meth in jail that had been up somebodies ass, I didn't know, now a week later im having ashma attacks and it hurts to breath my cough is gettin worse, and I feel like im gonna faint, is this dead
Well,: Well, smoking in feces could introduce a number of bacteria to the lungs, that belong in the gut, not the lung. If you develop pneumonia or sepsis that could be quite dangerous to your health. At this point, definately recommend that you see a doctor to have your lungs checked out. ...Read more
If I took my RX of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) @3pm & its 11pm now is it safe to take NyQuil. I can't sleep due to my chest congestion & coughing I've been up 40hr now?
No, there are drug: Interactions between the components of the various Nyquil products & Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Also, some of the components dry & thicken secretions & suppress cough, leading to greater risk of pneumonia. See your doctor in AM or go to a hospital ER now if you have wheezing or shortness of breath. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: I'm most concerned about you -- or that anyone would think it is "normal" either to vomit or cough up blood, or to inject methamphetamine in the first place. "Friends" like this will drag you down. Urge her to get help with both her habit -- which will destroy her and hurt those who care about her -- and a physician's care for what could be TB that endangers those around her. Please do this. ...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
Deal with addiction: Addiction involves obsessions of the mind that lead to compulsions of activity. There are many ways to deal with it, from learning a different pattern of behavior, such as is practiced by 12-step treatment programs, to using cognitive behavioral techniques, motivational enhancement therapy, transpersonal psychotherapies and others to displace the compulsive thoughts. Your PCP can refer you. ...Read more
Yes: On screening tests (dipstick tests and other "first use" tests) but NOT on confirmatory tests. Any positive on a screening test should lead to a more sophisticated confirmatory test (usually gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy) which will tell the difference between pseudoephedrine and amphetamine. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Amphetamines do decrease your appetite temporarily. However it comes at a significant cost. They are addicting and are not considered safe or effective for that purpose by the fda. Furthermore, people who lose wt. By using a drug almost never make the necessary changes to keep the weight off. You can't take speed the rest of your life. ...Read more
Yes: The outlet from the bladder contracts when stimulated by medications similar to Epinephrine (adrenaline). Older men with an enlarged prostate are often treated with drugs like flomax, (tamsulosin) that block a certain type of receptor (alpha adrenoceptors). Some cold medicines that include Pseudoephedrine (pseudafed) act like anti-flomax and make urinating more difficult. Speed and similar drugs will, too. ...Read more
Has been done: But it isn't the healthiest approach to weight loss. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
No, but: I am guessing you had a positive urine screening test for amphetamines. EVERY medication used for weight loss and/or decongestants has the potential to give a positive on the SCREENING test for amphetamines. These medications (pseudoephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine and MANY others) resemble the amphetamine molecule. The confirmatory tests, however, will be negative. ...Read more
Yes-in a way: Amphetamines do not change the actual post herpetic neuralgia pain or peripheral nerve affected, but can cause increased central sensitization to the pain, or cause mild agitation which can also lead to increased feelings of pain. I hope this answers your question and helps a little! ...Read more
Same as a woman: Amphetamine overdose is either accidental or intended. Usually worst thing that happens is insomnia, agitation, tremors, rapid heart beat. Possibly seizures or hallucinations. And one granddaddy of a headache. Methamphetamine is another problem entirely. One doesn't need an overdose of meth to die. Just regular abuse will do it. ...Read more
That depends: On what part of the body is effected first. If the od causes a severe stroke, years. If it stops your heart, seconds. ...Read more
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Prescribed?: Are you being prescribed these amphetamines, or are you getting them through alternative sources? Your info shows adipex, "amphetamine, " and klonopin (clonazepam). Some with bulimia might use adipex and others to lose weight -- and could wind up with more pervasive difficulties especially combined with klonopin (clonazepam). Are you working with a psychiatrist & psychologist on your eating disorder? Very important. ...Read more
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
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