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Dr. Susan Dellert
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Pemoline (Overview)

Pemoline is an appetite suppressant which is a kind of stimulant (psychiatric drug).


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What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and pemoline?

What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and pemoline?

Different Medicines: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Pemoline have both been used for adhd, but they have different chemical formulas and are completely different medicines. Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been used for decades and various forms of it continues to be used today. Pemoline (brand name cylert) was designed as a long-acting stimulant medicine. It was taken off the us market in the 1990s due to multiple reports of liver failure. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Dellert
16 doctors shared insights

Pemoline (Overview)

Pemoline is an appetite suppressant which is a kind of stimulant (psychiatric drug).


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What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and pemoline?

Different Medicines: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Pemoline have both been used for adhd, but they have different chemical formulas and are completely different medicines. Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been used for decades and various forms of it continues to be used today. Pemoline (brand name cylert) was designed as a long-acting stimulant medicine. It was taken off the us market in the 1990s due to multiple reports of liver failure. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you take cylert?

Is it bad if you take cylert?

Possibly: Cylert has been associated with liver toxicity. There are many other medications that are better choices. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and cylert?

Different chemicals: Ritalin or methylphenidate is still available in the United States. Cylert or Pemoline is no longer available in the us due to risks of liver failure associated with cylert. ...Read more

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I'm a fit 36yo f on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Vyv has raised BP to155/100. Haven't tried other meds yet (cylert yrs ago). Any other stims less likely to cause this?

I'm a fit 36yo f on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Vyv has raised BP to155/100. Haven't tried other meds yet (cylert yrs ago).  Any other stims less likely to cause this?

Need to stop: That is too much of a blood pressure rise to be considered acceptable side effect. The other stimulants are also likely to cause the same effect but if your add symptoms are having significant negative impact on functioning it would be worth trying. They are out of your system by the end of the day so there should not be much carry over. Do not want to take BP meds just to use stimulant. ...Read more

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Can you take cylert and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Can you take cylert and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

I wouldn't: Cylert has been associated with liver toxicity and i don't prescribe it. A better combination could be Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine). You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take cylert and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) together and not die?

Can you take cylert and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) together and not die?

Get rid of Cylert: Cylert is not longer on the market because of potential side effects involving the liver. If you have any old Cylert lying around, i suggest getting rid of it. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you take cylert one day and then Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the next one?

Get rid of Cylert: Cylert is not longer on the market because of potential side effects involving the liver. If you have any old Cylert lying around, i suggest getting rid of it. ...Read more

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What is a d&e?

What is a d&e?

Surgical procedure: A d&e stands for dilation and evacuation. It is a procedure done in an operating room to remove pregnancy tissue from the uterus after the first trimester. In the first trimester it is called a D&C (dilation and curettage). This can be to treat a late miscarriage or bleeding placenta previa, or as an elective procedure. ...Read more

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What is a & e?

A typo?!: H & e is a common stain used when examining blood specimens. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Cylert (Definition)

Cylert is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more