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What is the difference between[ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylalanine, and amphetamine?

What is the difference between[ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylalanine, and amphetamine?

Stimulants: They belong to precursors and drugs used for weight loss, asthma and congestion. Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. Ephedrine (ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) sulfate) is useful for bronchial asthma, but pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is useful in rhinitis. Amphetamines are a group of stimulants useful for attention deficit, and less frequently as a stimulant, which can be addictive. Ephedrine (ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) sulfate) and pseudo-ephed in synthesis of methamphetamine. ...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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Can you take dl-phenylalanine and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Can you take dl-phenylalanine and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Yes: Taking them together should not pose any problem. There is some similarity in what they address. The adderal effects the brain chemistry more directly with the target of improving focus, impulse control. The phenylalanine should decrease craving looking at. Targeting the building blocks of brain chemistry. ...Read more

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Are tyrosine supp. Helpful to replenish dopamine after Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) use on days I don't eat enough protein (dietary sources of tyrosine/phenylalanine)?

Are tyrosine supp. Helpful to replenish dopamine after Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) use on days I don't eat enough protein (dietary sources of tyrosine/phenylalanine)?

No.: Trouble with protein supps is we are hoping the body converts them the way we need them to be. Also very few things cross the blood-brain barrier when doping is created so it is doubtful that that tyrosine supps will either. ...Read more

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What is phenylalanine in pickled ginger and is it bad for you?

What is phenylalanine in pickled ginger and is it bad for you?

Amino acid, no-maybe: You need phenylalanine in your diet as it is one of the essential amino acids that you cannot make. However, in this case the reason it is likely listed on the package is because the product probably has aspartame (an artificial sweetener that contains phenylalanine) in it and by law foods with aspartame must list it to warn people with the rare disease phenylketonuria that it has phenylalanine. ...Read more

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Which drugs contain amphetamine?

There are many: In the US, mixed amphetamine salts (adderal/generics), as well as dextroamphetamine (dexedrine) and methamphetamine (desoxyn) are available medically for conditions where stimulants are indicated - ADHD, narcolepsy, weight loss and depression. Lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse) is a pro-drug, used for ADHD that is metabolized into amphetamine. Other drugs have similar structure-decongestants, bupropion. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of amphetamines?

What are the side effects of amphetamines?

See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using amphetamine/dextroamphetamine:

constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; dry mouth; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; stomach pain or upset; trouble sleeping; unpleasant taste; vomiting;. ...Read more

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Why must there be phenylalanine in the pku diet?

Why must there be phenylalanine in the pku diet?

Essential amino acid: We can not make our own phenylalanine so there must be some in our diet. In general, the idea is to consume only the amount of phenylalanine that's necessary for normal growth and body processes, but no more. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: amphetamine?

What is the definition or description of: amphetamine?

Amphetamine: 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 molecule, ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). ...Read more

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What are amphetamine salts ER for?

What are amphetamine salts ER for?

Amphet.-ER: Extended release stimulants have been used to treat Attention deficit, Narcolepsy, Obesity, Depression in elderly, etc. ...Read more

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What are the effects of an amphetamine overdose?

What are the effects of an amphetamine overdose?

Amphet.: Agitation, psychosis, cardiovascular, delirium if too high a dose and possibly cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Could hydroxycut contain amphetamine derivatives?

No, but: I am guessing you had a positive urine screening test for amphetamines. EVERY medication used for weight loss and/or decongestants has the potential to give a positive on the SCREENING test for amphetamines. These medications (pseudoephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine and MANY others) resemble the amphetamine molecule. The confirmatory tests, however, will be negative. ...Read more

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Is d-amphetamine a narcotic?

No, not even close.: Narcotics are medicatoins that affect pain systems in the body. Amphetamine is a stimulant that is used mostly in treating adhd but also can be used at times to help with depression and for narcolepsy, a sleep disorder. ...Read more

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Is amphetamine overdose always fatal?

Is amphetamine overdose always fatal?

No, it's not: In fact, many amphetamine overdoses are not fatal. At the same time, amphetamines are very dangerous to the heart, and the risk from overdose is an arrythmia or heart attack. There is no antidote for amphetamine overdose. Strong suggestion: stay away from them. Get those you know who are doing them the help they need. ...Read more

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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 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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Amphetamine overdose a medical emergency?

Amphetamine overdose a medical emergency?

Yes it is: If an individual overdoses on amphetamines, it is imperative to seek medical attention as quickly as possible. The national poison control center (1-800-222-1222) can be called from anywhere in the United States, at any time. Professional from the national poison control center can give a person instruction on how to proceed until medical attention is received. ...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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Can amphetamine usage cause cervical dystonia?

Can amphetamine usage cause cervical dystonia?

Yes but rare: Amphetamines, such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) used primarily for adhd, can rarely cause cervical dystonia (also called spasmodic torticollis) all of which are fancy ways to say that you are getting an unusual degree of stiffness and muscle tightness in your neck. Some may be predisposed to have this problem and a different medication might be helpful without causing the problem. See your doctor for more help. ...Read more

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I have amphetamine addiction. What should I do?

Inpatient rehab: This type of addiction is a serious medical condition which requires a multidisciplinary treatment team approach. Seek professional help in an appropriate rehab facility asap. ...Read more

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Is atomoxetine strattera a type of amphetamine?

No: It is an antidepressant that can help anxiety for people with ADHD ...Read more

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Can an amphetamine overdose kill me a year later?

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Can an amphetamine overdose kill me a year later?

Amphetamine: Not sure how that is possible a year later. ...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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How can I have failed my drug test for amphetamines?

Probably because: You were unable to provide a legitimate, verifiable prescription for the medication containing amphetamines. Otherwise, the test would have been overturned and the result negative. You should have spoken with the medical review officer who would have explained this to you. ...Read more

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What can I do to get amphetamine without prescription?

What can I do to get amphetamine without prescription?

Why?: First, you cannot and should not acquire any amphetamines without expert medical attention. These are not otc preps, and have specific risks and dangers, and require careful medical decision making. Would not suggest trying to acquire these items on the "streets" either, as contamination and different additives are likewise risky. See your doctor and discuss your needs. ...Read more

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Will midol come up on a drug test. It has amphetamine?

Will midol come up on a drug test. It has amphetamine?

No: Midol contains acetaminophen, caffeine and an antihistamine. There is no amphetamine in it at all, therefore it will not show positive on a urine drug test. ...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