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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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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 side effects of methylphenidate?

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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 side effects of cocaine?

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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 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 side effects of phentermine?

What are the side effects of phentermine?

A #: Some of the possible side effects of Phentermine include: rapid heart rate, increased blood pressure, restlessness, trouble sleeping, palpitations, dizziness, tremor, headache, feeling up or down, dry mouth, constipation, loose stools & bad taste in mouth. Less common sxs include: hallucinations, aggression, fever, seizures, panic or mania. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of pseudoephedrine?

What are the side effects of pseudoephedrine?

Vasocontrictor: Pseudophedrine is a vasoconstrictor. This means it has the ability to temporarily narrow blood vessels. Taken orally this can cause dizziness, rapid heart rate (palpitations) or headache. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of bupropion?

What are the side effects of bupropion?

Potentially none.: Potential side effects with bupropion include
anxious mood, insomnia, dizziness, confusion, agitation, nausea or vomiting, decreased appetite, abdominal or chest pain, weight loss dry mouth, sore throat, nasal congestion, constipation or diarrhea, &^ urinary frequency, joint pain, ^ sweating, headache, itching, tremor, ringing in ears. Seizures would be a very serious side effect. REF: ...Read more

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What are the side effects of nuvigil?

What are the side effects of nuvigil?

Agitation: Anxiety, agitation, tremor are most common side effects, one has to be careful with drug interactions as Nuvigil my increase the level of certain meds. . in patients with heart problems one has to be extra careful in assessing cardiac function and status before prescribing ...Read more

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What are the side effects of marijuana?

What are the side effects of marijuana?

Psychosis: It appears that marijuana can lead to the first outbreak of schizophrenia in people genetically predisposed to this illness. It also damages lungs in the way similar to tobacco. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of xyrem?

What are the side effects of xyrem?

Xyrem: Common side effects are; headache, nausea/vomiting, dizziness, pain, sleepiness, pharyngitis, infection, flu symptoms, confusion, to name a few. More serious reactions would include; respiratory depression, CNS depression, abuse potential, psychosis, hallucinations, to name a few. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of clonidine?

What are the side effects of clonidine?

Variable: Commonly include: dry mouth, fatigue, constipation, headache, bradycardia. A more worrisome side effect is rebound hypertension since it is a short acting drug. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of modafinil?

What are the side effects of modafinil?

Headache. GI upset: Overall tolerated well on short term use some may have some side effect on long term use. Anxiety, depression, dizziness , somnolence. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of clonazepam?

SE's: Clonazepam: Clonazepam is part of the benzodiazepine group of medications. These are sedatives and anti-anxiety medications. Benzo's (as they are known) are very addictive. They cause calmness and sedation. It is very hard to break a benzo addiction. So, please use this drug sparingly and very carefully. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vicodin?

What are the side effects of vicodin?

Constipation, & more: More serious side effects are tolerance, dependence, and overdose causing respiratory depression (alone, or with other depressants like muscle relaxants, or alcohol). The expected constipation is commonly offset by use of stool softeners. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hydrocodone?

What are the side effects of hydrocodone?

Several: Hydrocone produces tolerance (the need for greater doses to achieve the same effects). They decrease your pain tolerance (opioid induced hyperalgesia). They lead to constipation, and reduced testosterone levels. But addiction is a disease. Alcohol doesn't cause addiction. Cigarettes don't. Either. Most people who take narcotics do not become addicts. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of antidepressants?

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What are the side effects of antidepressants?

Depends on med: Different medications have different side effects. Ssris are most known for weight gain, nausea, headache, and sexual side effects. Wellbutrin (bupropion) may increase anxiety and increase risk of seizures. Remeron is sedating and may increase appetite. Ask your doctor about side effects for your medication. All can increase suicidal thoughts in adolescents and young adults. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of quetiapine?

What are the side effects of quetiapine?

Can vary: •allergic reactions •fast or irregular heartbeat •increased hunger or thirst •increased urination •problems with balance •seizures •stiff muscles •suicidal thoughts or other mood changes •uncontrollable head, mouth, neck, arm, or leg movements •change in sex drive or performance •constipation •drowsy or dizzy •dry mouthstomach upsetweight gain. ...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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