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Dr. Leslie Lundahl
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Dextroamphetamine (Overview)

Dextroamphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind of stimulant (psychiatric drug).


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What is dextroamphetamine prescribed for and do people use it recreationally for any reason?

What is dextroamphetamine prescribed for and do people use it recreationally for any reason?

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. It can cause a "high, " especially if snorted, and is used recreationally for that purpose. ...Read more

Dr. Leslie Lundahl
172 doctors shared insights

Dextroamphetamine (Overview)

Dextroamphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind of stimulant (psychiatric drug).


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Is it ok to take prescribed dextroamphetamines?

Is it ok to take prescribed dextroamphetamines?

If it is prescribed: If dextroamphetamine is prescribed by a knowledgable physician, familiar with its uses and misuses it should be safe. before starting it check with your primary care doctor to make sure you do not have any contraindications. ...Read more

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How can I get the doctor to prescribe dexedrine or desoxyn (methamphetamine)?

DIAGNOSIS: GO TO YOUR DR OR TO A PSYCHIATRIST AND GET AN EXAMINATION SUFFICIENT TO TELL IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM THAT WILL BE HELPED BY THESE MEDS. IF THE PROBLEM CALLS FOR THIS KIND OF CARE THE DR WILL PROBABLY SUGGEST IT. ...Read more

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My friend uses amphetamine-dextroamphetamine. What is this used to treat?

Different reasons: The most common reason is to treat attention deficit disorder, but there could be other reasons. It's best to ask your friend directly. ...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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Metformin, dextroamphetamine, maxalt, (rizatriptan) celexa, seroquel, labetalol, any of these drugs dangerous to take together?

Metformin, dextroamphetamine, maxalt, (rizatriptan) celexa, seroquel, labetalol, any of these drugs dangerous to take together?

Possibly : If all of those drugs are being used together there is a possibility of a negative drug interaction. Two of the drugs in particular could have a serious effect. It is important to have a primary provider, in addition to specialists, who is aware of all the prescriptions that are taken and can make sure inappropriate combinations are not used together. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Dexedrine (Definition)

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