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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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Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect: In short, yes - do not stop this med on your own if you have been taking this for a short or long time - this is best tapered by discussion with your physician. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addicting and what are the signs of withdrawal if any?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addicting and what are the signs of withdrawal if any?

Yes: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is addicting in terms of it being dosed for purposes other then those prescribed (i.e. To "get high"). The presence of a discontinuation syndrome is of debate. May involve dysphoric mood. ...Read more

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How can I help Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal?

How can I help Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal?

Caution: Usually stopping a medication like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) causes no withdrawal symptoms. The medicine goes in and gets out very quickly. If on the other hand a large dose has been taken only to get "high" over a long period of time (weeks, months), then withdrawal will be an issue. If that is the case, see your family doctor immediately or go to your emergency room closest to you. ...Read more

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Can prescribed amphetamines cause resting head tremor? How long does it last? Is it withdrawal or cause? Would withdrawal happen within only a month?

Can prescribed amphetamines cause resting head tremor? How long does it last? Is it withdrawal or cause? Would withdrawal happen within only a month?

Yes: Definitely possible. It is possible for it to be caused either by use (which is more likely) or withdrawal, which is possible as well. Amphetamine withdrawl, if you have it, will set in in the first day or two after discontinuing use. I would not exoect symptoms to show up a month after stopping. Discuss with prescribing physician. ...Read more

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How can I aid Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal?

Tapering: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal can be reduced by slowly tapering down the dose. Go with half the dose for three or four days, then half of that dose for three or four days, and so forth. You can go slower if necessary. See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) addiction and withdrawal. How long would withdrawal last?

Varies: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (combo of 2 kinds amphetamines) works by increasing norepinephrine & dopamine. The 1/2 life is 12 hours, which means that in 60 hours most of it is gone from the serum. W/drawal symptoms include changes in mood, thinking, blood pressure, GI finctions, and eeg. Taking the right dose and gradually tapering off reduces w/drawal symptoms. High doses/shooting may require medical detox. ...Read more

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Anything to ease Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawals and help with the addiction?

Call 1-888-859-5709: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal can be extremely unpleasant. In order to limit withdrawal, you should not stop taking it suddenly or without your healthcare provider’s approval and supervision. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can cause physical and psychological dependence. Your healthcare provider can slowly decrease your dose a rate that you can tolerate. See:
www. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)abusetreatment. Com/adderall-withdrawal. ...Read more

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Dr. Advised I quit 30mg XR Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to see if my minor facial tingling is a side effect of the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). What is the best way to minimize withdrawal?

Taper: I never taper patients off adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and am unaware of problems. If the twitching goes away, then a trial of a different medication would be appropriate. It sounds like it might be a side effect of the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ...Read more

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How do I deal with increased appetite from Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) withdrawal? I went from 5'3 100 lbs to 5'3 108 in 3 days which is TOO fast & unhealthy in my eyes.

How exercising more?: A study recently was released which demonstrated that contrary to popular belief the reason most Americans gain unwantingly gain weight is not due to overeating as much as it's due to UNDER exercising. At 22 years of age and with the great Body Mass Index you have my impression is that you are well conditioned to get into an intensive training program for weight loss if that's what you WANT to do ...Read more

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Tapering advice for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? prescription for imm. Rel. 20mg 3× day for 1+yr. Current docs not answering? 's giving feedback or explaining withdrawal effects.

Keep in mind that...: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) contains amphetamine that acts like other stimulant drugs, such as methamphetamine and cocaine, so abrupt cessation can result in extreme fatigue, insomnia, irritability, weight gain, mental depression, urination problems. You would be best served to be under the care of a physician knowledgeable in the treatment of substance abuse to direct a slow taper, maybe 10 mg a week. ...Read more

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I need help with addiction to Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is there a supplement that helps with withdrawals or something besides talking to my dr or going to meetings?

Not that I know of: There is no true withdrawal from stimulants, and I have withdrawn many hundreds of people from it without a whole lot of symptoms. The main thing is not withdrawal, but the return of symptoms that were being managed by the amphetamine. You list yourself on BOTH Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and adderall, which is. If you have ADHD, Stratera (atomexitine) may work. A milder stimulant, like caffeine, might help. ...Read more

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What are typical signs/symptoms if withdrawal from meth?

Methamphetamine: Methamphetamine, commonly known simply as meth, is a highly addictive psycho-stimulant. The most common symptoms of meth withdrawal include fatigue, depression and increased appetite. Other symptoms include anxiety, irritability, agitation, restlessness, and excessive sleeping. Symptoms can last for days to weeks depending on the length of time and amount of methamphetamine used. ...Read more

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I really need to stop using meth. Are there any meds that could help withdrawal? Also, have there been any new advances or methods in meth recovery?

I really need to stop using meth. Are there any meds that could help withdrawal? Also, have there been any new advances or methods in meth recovery?

You can do it: There is no standardized method and treatment should be individualized. You should not fight this alone & ideally under the longitudinal care of a psychiatrist &/or addiction medicine specialist. In most, withdrawal symptoms tremendously improve by 3 weeks. Treatment of co-morbid conditions, antidepressants, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, & behavioral therapy, augmented with holistic measures. ...Read more

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How a recovering meth addict acts after withdrawal?

Please read the article below: Www. Allaboutaddiction. Com/addiction/crystal-meth...
Yes, heroin withdrawal can be horrible but quitting meth comes with its own set of withdrawal symptoms that make is anything but easy to quit. ...Read more

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What will help withdrawal from meth. I feel uncomfortable and unbalanced like I'm not in my body if that makes any sense.

Withdrawal from meth: Can lead to psychotic symptoms. Out of body experiences may be a sign of psychotic symptoms. It would be advisable to get help from a physician. Tell them you are in withdrawal from Meth. How much meth and how often you have been using will impact on how difficult withdrawal will be. Some medications can help reduce the symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what kind of pills can I take to help with meth withdrawal and no energy?

See below: I would start with wellbutrin (bupropion) and consider Antabuse which slows breakdown of dopamine. ...Read more

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Being a IV heroin addict I used methamphetimine to cure withdrawal symptoms. It worked but I don't get high off the meth. Able to eat and sleep. Why?

No clue: But I wish you were more concerned with dealing with your addictions than blocking withdrawal symptoms. I have treated MANY people who used both heroin and methamphetamine, and none of them said that amphetamine did anything beneficial for their withdrawal, so it may be just your particular biology. Most use speed to stay awake for the heroin high, or use heroin to take the edge off the speed. ...Read more

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Been (smoking) meth small amount daily 4 a month started mixing with 1mg of Xanax (alprazolam) for the last week to help with anxiety. Quit 2day. Withdrawal help?

Here's to you!: I admire you decision and hope it goes well. Even if it is too hard this time, I hope you 'll keep trying until you win. Here's a hotline that might help.
http://www. Sobernation. Com/the-psychological-withdrawal-of-quitting-meth-what-to-expect/
don't give up - even if it takes a few tries. The damage meth can do is bad. You deserve better! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Methamphetamine withdrawals from over 20 years of usage. Anxiety is off the chart. Irritability without control. Uncontroable Cravings for meth. Cold?

Methamphetamine withdrawals from over 20 years of usage. Anxiety is off the chart. Irritability without control. Uncontroable Cravings for meth. Cold?

You've got guts!: It's good to be breaking this habit but it might be a lot easier if you can get help. I guess it's hard to find sometimes, but if you can - do. The effects may begin to ease but they can be really rough and can last longer for some than others. I admire your effort and hope it goes well. Be w/ the most supportive folk you can and get as much help as possible. ...Read more

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My legs are sore and achey when I get up in the mornings. Could this be a symptom of withdrawal from meth?

My legs are sore and achey when I get up in the mornings. Could this be a symptom of withdrawal from meth?

Possibly: Withdrawal symptoms from methamphetamine use include excessive fatigue, increase in appetite, depression, anxiety, paranoia, restlessness and aches and pains in joints and muscles. To answer your question, the soreness could be related to withdrawal. Check in with your primary care physician to rule out any other causes and for support in kicking this dangerous addiction. Good luck. ...Read more

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What will help with meth withdrawals that are really bad I can't stay awake for days I twitch irritated and more I've tried energy drinks coffee?

What will help with meth withdrawals that are really bad I can't stay awake for days I twitch irritated and more I've tried energy drinks coffee?

See an addiction dr.: See an addictiologist. If being overly sleepy lasts longer than expected, then referral to a sleep disorders specialist is indicated to look for other causes of. Excessive daytime sleepiness, but only after the acute withdrawal. Effects have passed. ...Read more

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Is there any medication\natural herbs that help with dizziness, room spinning, chronic fatigue, sleeping for weeks only getting up to use the bathroom and eat, this is from meth withdrawals?

Is there any medication\natural herbs that help with dizziness, room spinning, chronic fatigue, sleeping for weeks only getting up to use the bathroom and eat, this is from meth withdrawals?

Need a doctor: You should have a check up with a physical examination and blood testing, to see if there's something wrong which would respond to some form of treatment. You also need ongoing drug abuse treatment, if you want to stay clean and off drugs, which is what I recommend. Meth Addiction can be tough, you need all the help you can get and need to do whatever it takes to stay clean. Good luck. ...Read more

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I need help with this stomach ulcer what to eat and also this drug withdrawal from meth I been clean for about 2 weeks now?

I need help with this stomach ulcer what to eat and also this drug withdrawal from meth I been clean for about 2 weeks now?

Information: Ulcers respond to PPI like omeprazole OTC, may need treatment w antibiotics for H. pylori bacteria. Foods: Choose fruit, vegetables, fiber. Avoid alcohol, NSAIDS, &anything you find that upsets your stomach - this varies person to person; sadly, no definite list to provide. Re: Meth - well done! Takes hard work. Withdrawal symptoms CAN last 3 weeks - you are almost there, don't get discouraged. ...Read more

Amphetamine Withdrawal (Definition)

A condition in which one suffers from ...Read more