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Stimulants are a kind of psychiatric drug.

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Is meth a stimulant?

Yes

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Methamphetamine is a stimulant, it is thought to block the reuptake and increase the release of norepinephrine and dopamine into the extraneuronal space.
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Is allegra a stimulant?

No

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Allegra is an anti-histamine. It is one of the newer non-sedating anti-histamines and is used to treat people who are suffering allergy symptoms.
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Is orlistat a stimulant?

no

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Orlistat helps with losing weight by blocking the absorption of some fats. This can cause diarrhea and weight loss, since you are absorbing less of what you eat.
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Is curcumin a stimulant?

Yes.

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Curcumin is the basic ingredient in turmeric which is a spice used in curries. Some studies have shown it has anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and anti-oxidant properties. However, it can be a mild stimulant and cause premature contractions in pregnant women at high doses.
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Is codeine a cns stimulant?

Codeine no stimulan

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Codeine is not a stimulant. It is an opioid drug that is converted to morphine in the body to give codeine it's pain-relieving action. Codeine is more sedating than stimulating, but like some stimulants it can cause restlessness at night, interfere with sleep, cause stomach pains & constipation, and decease appetite. Aside from these side effects, codeine has nothing in common with stimulants.
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Dr. Brian Le answered:

Why is codeine a stimulant?

No

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Codeine is a narcotic and is used for moderate to severe pain. It is not a stimulant
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Is licorice tea a stimulant?

Not really, no

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Licorice is not really a stimulant. But one animal study does show that licorice extract (not tea) might have antidepressant-like activity on par with Imipramine or Prozac. Please note that swim tests in rats do not equal antidepressant effects in humans, though. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16443316?dopt=Abstract
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Dr. Stuart Wasser answered:

How common is stimulant abuse?

Exceptionally common

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Considering caffeine, nicotine are also stimulants
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Dr. Richard Humes answered:

Can stimulant drugs cause svt?

Yes and no

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Stimulant drugs don't "cause" SVT. To have SVT there usually needs to ba an abnormal electrical circuit in the heart. However, stimulant drugs can sometimes cause extra beats, like PAC's or PVC's which can trigger SVT in someone who has this abnormal circuit. For this reason, they should be avoided if possible. However, the need for stimulant medications needs to be balanced against the side effec
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

Is stimulant laxatives bad for you?

Stimulant Laxatives

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If used occasionally, as recommended by a doctor, and only as needed, should be ok.
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