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Neuropathy In Meth Amphetamine Addicts
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
Too subjective to do: People's reports of 'withdrawal' vs. Objective measurements (vital signs) - what a mess. Heroin withdrawal is very painful/achy and people hate it- but it doesn't 'kill'. Yet a sudden withdrawal from alcohol could cause memory loss and seizures - far worse in my opinion. Depending on what you call extreme, i would say alcohol ! ...Read more
Doctors, can my drug screen analyzer tell the difference between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and meth or street amphetamines?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)= how does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) affect the brain of those diagnosed with ADHD vs. Those who take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) recreationally?
Paradoxical response: Adderall slow down people with adhd but ppl without adhd feel "high" & "speedy" with it. Adderall regular (short-acting) is not fda approved for adult adhd. Only long-acting stimulants are approved to treat adult adhd in addition to strattera (atomoxetine) which is not a stimulant. Adult adhd can b successfully treated by therapy only. Meds r optional & need 2 b carefully prescribed w/ regular medical check up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Please refer to diagram.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why would a doctor prescribe my friend Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) when he has heavily abused Adderall ritalin and illegal amphetamines like cocaine and meth ?
UNINFORMED: I would wonder if your "friend" has been honest about the medications that have been abused. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a prodrug and is not active if snorted ot injected. Still it is an amphetamine. Your friend will eventually be caught as there are more and more externally systems that monitor for doctor shopping and drug abuse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can abruptly discontinuing Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause a mixed state in bipolar patients? I have Bipolar I Disorder and ADHD. I quit Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for the summer break
Probably not but ...: It is likely not to be a problem but the wisest thing would be to discontinue the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) slowly and note the effect of doing so. I strongly advise patient with bipolar I disorder to only change meds with medical supervision since the consequences of things going badly can be so great. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Damage of nervous system with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) use. Is this true?
No reported evidence: If adder all is used as prescribed there is no reported evidence of nervous system damage.There certainly are ways that it might be misused that might be damaging. ...Read more
Is it possible for ritalin, methylphenidate, adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or amphetamine salts to cause peripheral neuropathy?
No: Theoretically it could, but there is no data in the medical literature to say that it does in real life. Even if it could, you should not ignore that abnormal glucose tolerance test result. If diagnosed with gestational diabetes, regardless of the reason, work to control the sugars by meeting with a dietician, exercising a bit (walking), and working with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could i develop an amphetamine addiction from adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
Yes, considering: that adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) IS amphetamine. If you have problems using adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in ways that are not appropriate, you need to talk to the prescribing doctor. There are safer alternatives to treating ADHD, including a variety of psychological treatments, and medications which have less abuse potential like Stratera (atomexitine). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) dangerous w/ lifelong neuro diagnosed severe hemiplegic migraine? (MRIs normal) Vasoconstrictor/dilation issue? Though Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) calms me?
Days: At minimum (3 days).Get a more detailed answer ›
Emotionally disturbed addict. I'm a recovering alcohol, crack, heroin and Valium addict, how to cope?
You need support: Few people, if anyone, can recover all on their own. There are self-help groups like aa/na and others, formal therapy groups that use cognitive behavioral therapy, individual psychotherapies and family/couples therapies. Work on improving health with diet and exercise, and develop other fulfilling activities and hobbies, religious and/or meditative practices. Treat underlying psychiatric problem. ...Read more
Very addictive: Cocaine is extremly reinforcing, meaning in one sitting of drug use and if the drug is available many people will tend to use that whole amount until the supply is gone. This is because the drug acts quick, esp with smoking or IV use and wears off quick and users want more. Cravings then can be very strong after the drug wears off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Nope.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause insomnia in someone who has hypersomnia?
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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