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Effects Of Amphetamine Abuse On Circulation
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
Amphetamine abuse: Health risks of amphetamine abuse include hypertension, tachycardia, heart disease, increased risk of stroke from intracerebral bleed, and death. If you just look at the mental health realm: psychosis, paranoia, depression, suicidal behavior, violence, delusions, hallucinations. ...Read more
If used rectally:
.Administering amphetamine rectally can cause varying amounts of irritation depending on the methods used, the presence of inactive ingredients and personal factors. The presence of impurities, binders, dyes and other inactive ingredients can contribute significantly to discomfort and/or irritation. See a GI specialist.
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Yes: Any drug abuse can cause damage that may not show up for many years. Amphetamine abuse causes many serious problems at the time, but also down the road, including such things as heart disease and hypertension. But it is not 100% true, and depends on how long, how much, other habits, family history and so on. Best to get a relationship with a good primary care doc and get specific answers! Good luck. ...Read more
I have read reports that long term Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) abuse can cause permanent dopamine damage. Would taking 30mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) a few times a month do same thing?
No: Regular therapeutic dose use is not the same abuse. ...Read more
Can a lot of stress cause major depression or amphetamine abuse for someone who is bipolar and on meds for it?
Not exactly: Stress does not cause major depression or amphetamine abuse, but bipolar people can become depressed, & amphetamine abuse can destabilize someone with bipolar disorder. Often substance abuse leads to disrupted sleep cycles, & forgetting to take mood stabilizing medications -- thus worsening the illness. Recovery programs for drug abuse and talk therapy to learn to deal with life stresses, help. ...Read more
Coming off Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) abuse- self medicated fatigue problem. Would something like provigil be a bad idea?
Probably: But another solution would be to talk with your psychiatrist about switching to a slow-release, once-daily stimulant like vyvanse, Adderall xr, concerta, Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) xr, or their generic equivalents. Taking one a day, you would then be able to lower the dose with time. Provigil will likely offer you no benefit and may worsen the effects of stopping adderall. ...Read more
May have UTI from Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) abuse. Calling doc tmr to make appt. What can I do to improve and what should I avoid in the meanwhile?
I have lost all motivation interest & pleasure in life after 5 yrs of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) abuse? After many failed attempts, what are the best supplements/vitamins to to aid me in restoring my brain & body?
Amphetamines: Not advised if cardiovascular system is compromised. If you have to be on them, close monitoring by cardiologist is a must. ...Read more
I feel like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is making my circulation bad, will taking naproxen make the blood thinner and easier to flow?
Amphetamines: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an Amphetamine, which is related to Adrenalin in it's actions. Adrenalin is the Fight or Flight hormone. Adrenalin speeds up the heart, raises blood pressure, dilates the pupils, increases sweating and breathing rates. Amphetamines do the same thing. Many adults are mistakenly diagnosed and prescribed stimulants like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), which have many potentially dangerous side effects. ...Read more
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Please refer to diagram.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why would I be unaffected by amphetamines despite not having a history of usage or abuse? Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or IR adderall does nothing for focus problems.
See below: Assuming you have ADD, stimulants often need to be slowly titrated to higher doses to get the desired effect. Among stimulants for ADD some may work better than others for a given patient. It can take several months of trial and error to find the right medication. Stimulants are somewhat less effective in adults than in children. You may have to switch to an alternative non stimulant medication. ...Read more
I keep making excuses, like it will help me study, for abusing amphetamines. What are some ways to help me get through the urges? (diet, support, etc.)
NA: One of the very best, and definitely the very cheapest, way to get sober/clean, is to join AA or NA. You will be giving a sponsor who can support you when you are in danger of relapsing. The principles of both are the same. Go to meetings more when feeling weak, get a sponsor. Success rates of this great bunch equal or exceed most rehab programs, which ain't free! Go to a meeting today. ...Read more
Past year startdvshooting meth and I noticed when I wake my hands r sometimes swollan I only shoot up n my hands n arms why might this b circulation?
Get professional: Help. Meth is a dangerous drug. Contact a professional drug rehab facility and reclaim your life before it is too late. ...Read more
Could Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) be prescribed to a person with a history of drug abuse?
Generally no: Although some physicians would disagree, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (which is a mixture of amphetamines) can very easily become a drug of abuse even though the original abuse was with other drugs. Also prescribed Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is commonly sold or traded for drugs of abuse. ...Read more
I abused Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to the point where I lost all feelings of pleasure, now a year clean, are there any meds that will help my dopamine flow?
Dx'ed w/ narcolepsy/hypersomnia, have a substance abuse history pre-diagnosis. Provigil and nuvigil don't help eds. What else to try before amphetamines?
Xyrem: Talk to your sleep specialist about xyrem (sodium oxybate = http://www. Xyrem. Com/) which is tightly controlled for cataplexy, narcolepsy & excessive daytime sleepiness (eds). Do some research on this drug (http://goo. Gl/djex1d & http://www.Fda.Gov/drugs/drugsafety/ucm332029.Htm). Do not take this drug (xyrem) w/alcohol (you don't drink) or any other drug that affects breathing. ...Read more