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Effects of amphetamine abuse on circulation?

Effects of amphetamine abuse on circulation?

Yes there are lot of: Effects heart attacke and others see the web site below. ...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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What are effects of amphetamine abuse?

What are effects of amphetamine abuse?

Heart attack,: Stroke, high blood pressure, car accidents, violent behavior, psychosis. Nothing good comes from abusing anything. ...Read more

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What are some of the health effects of amphetamine abuse?

What are some of the health effects of amphetamine abuse?

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

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What are long term effects on amphetamine abuse?

What are long term effects on amphetamine abuse?

A number of things: Such as malnutrition from the anorexic effects, insomnia, mood disorder, psychosis, paranoia and violence towards self or others. ...Read more

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What long-term effects does chronic amphetamine abuse have on your body?

Significant.: Chronic weight loss and anorexia. .. In children it can cause slow maturation and retarded growth.
If you constantly drive your car 80 mph instead of 55mph, your engine will die young.
Amphetamines cause your heart to go 80 instead of 55. ...Read more

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How can amphetamine abuse be reversed?

How can amphetamine abuse be reversed?

Get the help and: Support you need and deserve to treat the addiction. But there is no "reversal" and there may be long term effects of the use. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is amphetamine abuse?

What sort of problem is amphetamine abuse?

Seroius: A seroius health and legal problem. Very addictive and hard to conquer. Put a risk for many conditions like hiv, hepatitis b &c, std, skin infection, heart attack or death ...Read more

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Amphetamine abuse or overuse? Am having strange symptoms?

Amphetamine abuse or overuse? Am having strange symptoms?

Depends: Amphetamine abuse has been associated with paranoia, which is a psychotic process.

Judicious use of amphetamine is not associated with psychosis, except in previous unrecognized/undiagnosed psychotic or bipolar disorders. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: amphetamine abuse?

Addiction: In the current diagnostic code, "abuse" is reserved for a milder form of addiction than the diagnosis of dependence. Just think of addiction as an abnormal attachment to the substance, compulsive use, and problems controlling its use in spite of negative consequences. ...Read more

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Anal pain from amphetamine abuse? What should I do?

Anal pain from amphetamine abuse? What should I do?

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.
www. Drugs-forum. Com/forum/showwiki. Php? Title=amphetamine
best wishes. ...Read more

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Any relation between psychosis and amphetamine abuse?

Very much: Amphetamine abuse commonly causes paranoia that can progress to paranoid delusions. An agitated, manic-like psychosis is also possible with auditory and visual hallucinations. See: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/stimulant_psychosis. ...Read more

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Can amphetamine abuse cause damage to your heart that shows up years later?

Can amphetamine abuse cause damage to your heart that shows up years later?

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

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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

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Coming off Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) abuse- self medicated fatigue problem. Would something like provigil be a bad idea?

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

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What long-term effects does chronic amphetamine use or abuse have on your body?

Methamphetamine: Long term, methamphetamine abuse can cause violent or psychotic behavior, mood disorders, hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia. It can cause brain damage, and trigger a stroke. If you are using, get help now. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take amphetamines with poor blood circulation?

Amphetamines: Not advised if cardiovascular system is compromised. If you have to be on them, close monitoring by cardiologist is a must. ...Read more

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I feel like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is making my circulation bad, will taking naproxen make the blood thinner and easier to flow?

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

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What are common symptoms of amphetamine salt abuse?

What are common symptoms of amphetamine salt abuse?

Stimulation/depressi: Physical effects may or may not include increased heart rate, agitation, restlessness, shaking, possible paranoia, anxiety, dilated pupils... When effect wears out, person may suffer fatigue, low mood, state of apathy at times. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.)

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

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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

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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

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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?

Yes but why?: There are drugs that inhbit the uptake of dopamine and therefore increase dopamine leveils. There are also dopamine mimetics that are used in parkinsons patients. The question is what are you trying to accomplish? Are you depressed? ...Read more

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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?

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

Amphetamine Abuse (Definition)

In the current diagnostic code, "abuse" is reserved for a milder form of addiction than the diagnosis of dependence. Just think of addiction as an abnormal attachment to the substance, compulsive use, and problems controlling its use in ...Read more


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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more