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How can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effect growth?

How can  Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effect growth?

May Slow: A side effect can be very poor appetite, leading to poor nutrition, leading to poor growth.This is reversible if the medication ia closely monitered and stopped. ...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


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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effect the levels of hormones produced by the thyroid?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and thyroid: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will not increase the blood levels of thyroid hormone. But the stimulatory effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are similar to the stimulatory effects of too much thyroid. If your thyroid is normal, it is not an issue. But if you suffer from hyperthyroidism (eg. Graves disease, too much medication), then the combined effects of the disease and the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can be dangerous to your heart. ...Read more

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Can labetelol cause positive for amphetamines?

Can labetelol cause positive for amphetamines?

Yes: Yes -- this has happened in a few cases: http://tinyurl.Com/m5sv2so however, confirmatory tests are run on any questionable results. These confirmatory tests are very specific, and would solve the question. ...Read more

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Is there any actual medical use for amphetamines?

Yes: The main one is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, in which d-amphetamine or a combination of d- and l-amphetamines are the drugs of choice in this condition. The doses used are much lower than the doses of abuse, and in adhd there is seldom the tolerance, craving or withdrawal symptoms of addiction. They are also used for narcolepsy and as adjuncts in treatment-resistant depression. ...Read more

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How can you stop taking amphetamines and still function?

Brain recovery: Amphetamines have powerful effects on your brain that generally take a few weeks to resolve (they are usually mostly resolved in a month, complete return to normal may take six months). The initial feeling of lethargy, and depression will improve. ...Read more

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Do you know if there are different types of amphetamines?

There are many: Amphetamine salts are a mixture of the right handed and left handed form of the molecules. This is what Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is. The right handed form, Dextroamphetamine (dexedrine) is more potent. Substituted amphetamines. Methamphetamine (desoxyn) is a substituted amphetamine, and there are literally hundreds of those, including ecstasy (MDMA) and many others. ...Read more

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Does everything about you seem better when on amphetamines?

Absolutley not.: Although it may be true some of the time for some people, there are many downsides, including paranoid delusions and frightening hallucinations, manic episodes, undesired weight loss and anorexia, panic attacks, and cardiac arrythmias. If you don't have confirmed add, never take them. If you do have confirmed add, take them only under medical supervision. ...Read more

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What are the signs that someone is addicted to amphetamines?

Any of these: If you are needing more to get high, have withdrawal symptoms or needing to take more to avoid such, spending a lot if time looking for the drug, using is causing you problems socially or with work and you continue to use despite these problems and are unable to stop despite your efforts, you are addicted. ...Read more

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