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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?

I'd like to find a well known cough syrup that has a passive ingrident of dxm. Without amphetamine. Is there such a thing?

YES MUCINEX (guaifenesin) DM/ROBI: There is no amphetamines in any well known cough syrup.
You can use musinex dm or robituscin dm. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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?

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?

Amphetamine positive: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will show up as a positive drug test for amphetamines. There is nothing in nyquil which will show up on a drug test. Nyquil just has a lot of alcohol in it. ...Read more

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How to treat a cough from snorting meth?

How to treat a cough from snorting meth?

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

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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?

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?

What do you expect?: Take control of your health, ' smoking a lot of meth ' is not going to help you, stop smoking ' meth ' see your doctor to check you to see you did not get pneumonia or other lung infections. Good Luck, ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

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Coughing up boold after getting high of meth what does it mean?

Coughing up boold after getting high of meth what does it mean?

Meth is Bad!: It means that Meth is Bad! It adds absolutely NO VALUE to your life and will kill you as sure as a bullet and sometimes as rapidly. This bleeding should resolve with time and clean living. Wish you well with your addiction treatment. ...Read more

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Is this normal or dangerous Everytimemy friend shoots meth she pukes/coughs up blood??

Is this normal or dangerous Everytimemy friend shoots meth she pukes/coughs up blood??

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

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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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What are amphetamine salts ER for?

Amphet.-ER: Extended release stimulants have been used to treat Attention deficit, Narcolepsy, Obesity, Depression in elderly, etc. ...Read more

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How can I get amphetamines off my mind?

How can I get amphetamines off my mind?

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

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Will entex test positive for amphetamines?

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

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Can d-amphetamine make you lose weight safely?

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

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Can amphetamines mess with your urinary system?

Can amphetamines mess with your urinary system?

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

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What are the effects of an amphetamine overdose?

What are the effects of an amphetamine overdose?

Amphet.: Agitation, psychosis, cardiovascular, delirium if too high a dose and possibly cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Can you use speed (amphetamines) to lose weight?

Can you use speed (amphetamines) to lose weight?

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

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Could hydroxycut contain amphetamine derivatives?

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

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Can amphetamines aggravate post hepetic neuralgia?

Can amphetamines aggravate post hepetic neuralgia?

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

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When a man has amphetamine overdose, what does it mean?

When a man has amphetamine overdose, what does it mean?

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

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How long can you survive after an amphetamine overdose?

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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Is it dangerous to use amphetamines if you have bulimia?

Is it dangerous to use amphetamines if you have bulimia?

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

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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

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