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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 the downside effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are the downside effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Same as stimulants, depending on dose. Refer to diagram. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of adderall, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and ritalin abuse?

What are the long term effects of adderall, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and ritalin abuse?

Stimulant abuse: Effects of long-term stimulant abuse can include paranoia, aggressiveness, extreme anorexia, thinking problems, visual and auditory hallucinations, delusions, and severe dental problems. ...Read more

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Any info available on the long term effects of taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for add? Adverse effects?

Some info: May slightly increase blood pressure & increase risk of cardiodiovascular problems in susceptible individuals--may have small amt of wt loss-however i've followed a number of pts for years with no problems. ...Read more

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Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Are there any withdrawal effects from stopping adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) side effect: In short, yes - do not stop this med on your own if you have been taking this for a short or long time - this is best tapered by discussion with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the side effects ritalin (methylphenidate) abuse and withdrawals ?

What are the side effects ritalin (methylphenidate) abuse and withdrawals ?

Side Effects: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a good drug, but it does have significant side effects. It can cause high heart rate, appetite suppression, and even psychological side effects (hallucinations, etc) in some patients. It does have addictive/abusive potential. So, it does a good job when used correctly, but you just have to keep in close follow up with your doctor. You can be quite sleepy if you abruptly stop ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more

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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

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What are the long term effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) usage?

What are the long term effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) usage?

Side effects vary: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is prescribed for ADD or ADHD. Some students use it to pull "all-nighters" to study for exams. Long-term use is associated with: sleep disturbances, weight loss, anorexia, anxiety or irritability, and nausea. Other effects include palpitations, BP changes, and sexual dysfunction. This medication can create dependency (poss. addiction). Do NOT suddenly stop taking this drug, ask Dr!! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are the side effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Many Possibilities: Some people will note physical side effects such as decreased appetite, stomach complaints, or headaches. There may be decreased sleep, and occasionally changes in heart rate or blood pressure. There may also be emotional side effects including feelings of jitteriness, anxiety, moodiness, or irritability. In addition, some people may develop involuntary muscle twitches called tics. ...Read more

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Are there any common side effects of simultaneously taking benedryl and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Yes: Benadryl, also known as diphenhydramine, causes decreased brain function for as long as 24 hours after a dose as low as 25 mg. The impact is on sequential ordering, judgment, attention, working memory, and comprehension. These are exactly some of the areas that are impacted in someone with ad/hd. So using Benadryl will decrease the effectiveness of the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and increase ad/hd symptoms. ...Read more

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Will benedryl kill the effects of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not necessarily: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant with brain underarousal. Benedryl is a potentially sedating medication. therefore, benedryl may interfere with the action of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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What kind of cardiovascular effects occur from taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) along with beta-blockers?

What kind of cardiovascular effects occur from taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) along with beta-blockers?

Depends: Adderal is a stimulant it can cause hypertension and fast heart rates. Beta blockers can reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. They my negate eachothers effects. Everyone is diffrent and responds diffrently to meds. ...Read more

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What the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderall?

Similar: The effects are essentially the same. they increase brain dopamine and nor epinephrine. they improve the ability of people with ADHD to focus, improve attention, reduce distractibility. both can increase heart rate and blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the effects of amphetamines like adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are the effects of amphetamines like adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Amphetamine: Amphetamines are generally quite well-tolerated in most patients. Therapeutic effects include improved attention and ability to focus. Adverse events can vary somewhat between children and adults. These can include nervousness, insomnia, , loss of appetite, abdominal pain, weight loss during prolonged therapy, and an increase in heart rate may occur. ...Read more

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What are some long term side effects from using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

What are some long term side effects from using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Efffects of Adderal: Insomnia, headaches, irritability, exacerbation of tics, nervousness, overstimulation, dizziness. Anorexia, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, wt. loss. Sexual dysfunction long term (impotence, libido). Life threatening effects: psychotic episodes, seizures, tachycardia, HPT, palpitations. Hypomania, mania, suicidal ideation, CVS effects. Sudden death w/preexiting CVS structural abn. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) compared to adderall?

Similar: Both stimulants can cause headache, stomach ache, agitation, insomnia and appetite suppression, in about 20% of patients.The effectiveness of the two in managing symptoms of adhd is also about the same, 70-80%. Each person who takes these medications has an individual response. Work with your doctor to find the right medication and dose for you. ...Read more

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Does crushing the beads of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and consuming cause an immediate effect?

Why?: You would get the best answer about this from a pharmacist. I would have some concerns that crushing Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR would cause inconsistency with the effectiveness of the medicine. I think the bigger question would be why you would want to do this. If you are experiencing a need for a more immediate effect you can take regular Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) which would remove the need to try to manipulate the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr. ...Read more