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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 effects of stimulants?

What are the effects of stimulants?

Mainly for ADHD: Stimulants are used mainly to treat adhd, improving inattention, impulsitivity, and hyperactivity symptoms. A common side effect is loss of appetite and the medicine has been used to help with weight reduction. Because it improves wakefulness it is used to treat sleep disorders like narcolepsy or sleep apnea as well. Side effects: anxiety, irritability, headaches, fast heart rate, nausea, others. ...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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What are the effects of methylmorphine?

What are the effects of methylmorphine?

Methylmorphine: Methylmorphine is also known as codeine. Codeine can have pain relieving and cough suppressant effects. It can also have the similar side effects as other opiate medications. ...Read more

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What are the effects of marijuana?

What are the effects of marijuana?

Many bad ones: Mj impacts the efficiency of cognitive neurons in the frontal lobes taking away logic and judgment. This occurs during acute intoxication and chronically. If you haven't used this dangerous drug, then don't start. Mj use has been connected to increased risk for schizophrenia in many studies. Hanging out with friends who use is a mistake. ...Read more

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What are the effects of anti-depressants?

What are the effects of anti-depressants?

Neurotransmitters: Most antidepressants work by increasing the amount of various neurotransmitters in the synapses between neurons in the brain. This includes serotonin (e.g. Ssri, prozac, celexa, zoloft), serotonin and norepinephrine (snri, Effexor (venlafaxine) and cymbalta), and Dopamine (e.g. Wellbutrin). All help reduce negative emotion and depressive symptoms, the ssris and snris also reduce anxiety and panic attacks. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of cocaine?

What are the side effects of cocaine?

Cocaine: Crack is stimulant, so hyper arousal ; agitation, changes in pupil size with increased metabolism are common. ...Read more

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What are the effects of the stimulant aderral?

What are the effects of the stimulant aderral?

Mainly for ADHD: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is used primarily to treat adhd, improving inattention, impulsitivity, and hyperactivity symptoms. A common side effect is loss of appetite and the medicine has been used to help with weight reduction. Because it improves wakefulness it is used to treat sleep disorders like narcolepsy or sleep apnea as well. Side effects: anxiety, irritability, headaches, fast heart rate, nausea, others. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of methylphenidate?

What are the side effects of methylphenidate?

Methylphenidate: Ritalin (methylphenidate) side-effects include nervousness, insomnia, nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, heartburn, headache, muscle tightness, dry mouth, restlessness, tingling of hands/feet, decrease sexual desire, painful menstruation, chest pain, shortness of breath, heart beats faster, blurred vision, agitation, seizures, psychosis, mood changes, tics, rash. ...Read more

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What are the effects of quetiapine?

What are the effects of quetiapine?

Slower thinking: It inhibits communication between nerves of the brain. It does this by blocking receptors on the nerves for several neurotransmitters, the chemicals that nerves use to communicate with each other. It often also causes drowsiness. ...Read more

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What are the effects of caffeine?

What are the effects of caffeine?

Stimulant: Caffeine's effects often depend on the individual. For some people, it can provide energy, focus, and alertness. In others, and especially at higher concentrations, it can cause jitteriness, problems sleeping, and palpitations. With repetitive use, you may become tolerant to caffeine, meaning its effects are reduced over time. ...Read more

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What are the effects of amoxapine?

What are the effects of amoxapine?

TeCA's: Amoxapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant that enhances the function of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It is not the first choice for patients with certain cardiac illnesses or the elderly. A list of common side effects can be found at http://www.Pointofreturn.Com/amoxapine_withdrawal.Html. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcohol?

What are the effects of alcohol?

Short/long effects: If someone drinks alcohol short-term health effects, can be hangover, slurred speech, drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach and headaches.High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases. Long term effects include liver disease, nerve damage, sexual problems, permanent damage to the brain.Unintentional injuries car crash, falls, burns, drowning ...Read more

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What are the side effects of dexmethylphenidate?

What are the side effects of dexmethylphenidate?

Well tolerated: Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is generally quite well-tolerated in most patients. Adverse events can carry someone 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 the effects of marinol?

What are the effects of marinol?

Appetite help: This is a compound that uses an ingredient found in marijuana. It is used for appetite and nausea control. For some it works well and others not so much. I has less CNS side effect for most people when compared to the parent compound. ...Read more

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What are the effects of triazolam?

What are the effects of triazolam?

Triazolam: Triazolam (halcion) is an old short-acting hypnotic used for insomnia, can cause sedation, dizziness, lightheadedness, incoordination, sometimes confusion/memory impairment/mood changes/visual disturbances, rarely diarrhea/dry mouth/nightmares/congestion/buzzing in ears & change in taste. I would not recommend it due to high potential for hangover effect & tolerance & dependence/withdrawal. ...Read more

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What are the effects of halothane?

What are the effects of halothane?

Depends: Halothane is rarely used in the United States as there are other inhaled anesthetics that have taken its place. Halothane is associated with liver damage, however this is quite rare. Other possible effects of multiple repeated anesthetics could include mild cognitive dysfunction, typically in elderly patients. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of cocaine?

What are the health effects of cocaine?

Addiction: Cocaine is a very addictive drug. The only legitimate use is as a nasal anesthetic for some types of surgery. Recreationally it is inhaled as powder or smoked in the form of a rock aka crack. It increases dopamine levels in the brain which can cause paranoia or other psychotic symptoms. Peripherally it is a very powerful vasoconstrictor and can cause very serious heart problems among other things ...Read more

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What are the effects of benazepril?

What are the effects of benazepril?

Dry cough: Benazepril is an ace inhibitor type of blood pressure lowering medication. This class is most famous for a potential side effect of dry nagging ticklish throat clearing cough. It can also affect kidney function especially in renal artery stenosis but it also protects kidney function, too, by lowering blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the effects of beta-blockers?

What are the effects of beta-blockers?

Usually dose depend: Beta blockers lower blood pressure and slow heart rate.Side effect can be dizzy, fatigue, impotence, depression, wheezing , to name a few. ...Read more