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Dr. Leslie Lundahl
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Dextroamphetamine (Definition)

Dextroamphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more


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Can you tell me about taking dexamphetamine?

Can you tell me about taking dexamphetamine?

Limited uses: Dextroamphetamine is used to treat ADD and Narcolepsy. With ADD is helps reduce distractibility, increase focus and allow learning to occur at a level commensurate with your ability. For Narcolepsy it helps prevent daytime sleep attacks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to take dexamphetamine?

Can you tell me about it's like to take dexamphetamine?

Use & Side effects: Dexamphetamine is a potent psychostimulant prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children/adults as well as for a sleep disorder --narcolepsy. Posible Serious effects- Irregular heartbeat, chest pain, increased blood pressure, skin rash, uncontrollable movements of arms and legs, mental changes, unusual weakness, very high fever. If present call Dr. ...Read more

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Is there anything out there that's similar to dexamphetamine?

Yes : Methylphendidate, modafinil, and atomoxetine are similar to amphetamine. Each person reacts differently to these medications. All are safe. Please discuss with your doctor to see what's best in your particular case. ...Read more

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How long does dextroamphetamine work for?

4-8 hours: Tablets work for about 4 hours, Capsules work for about 8 hours, if the dose is right for you. ...Read more

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Is dextroamphetamine safe and what is it?

Is dextroamphetamine safe and what is it?

Stimulant: Dextroamphetamine is a stimulant that has been around since the 1930's and has been used in a number of ways. It does many things, including shrinking blood vessels and increasing brain Dopamine activity. Current approved uses are for adhd & narcolepsy. In past, was used for nasal congestion and appetite suppression and depression. At convention doses, pretty safe; high doses dangerous/lethal. ...Read more

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What to do if i od'd on dextroamphetamine?

What to do if i od'd on dextroamphetamine?

Do not take so much: Follow your doctor's directions and do not decide on changes on your own. ...Read more

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How can I get dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)?

There dangers: Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) can be prescribed by doctor however. It is increasingly less prescribed because--Dextroamphetamine is a drug of abuse and may be habit-forming. Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. You should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription. Using this medication improperly can cause death or serious side effects on the heart. ...Read more

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Can dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) help with guilt?

Can dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) help with guilt?

I hope not: "speed" might make you too hyper to notice such feelings, but that's not reducing them. If there are reasons you feel "guilty" you need to consider them and find ways to repair harm or assure yourself ; others that you'll behave differently. If you did nothing wrong, you need to accept yourself - drugs have nothing to do with such moral/ethical work. Therapy might help. Best! ...Read more