Benzedrine


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Benzedrine

[′ben·zə‚drēn]
(pharmacology)
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After 2 years of residency there, it became evident that I couldn't continue taking benzedrine and continue plastic surgery, so I did what any good drug addict would do: I quit plastic surgery.
amphetamine was released to the market in 1932 as Benzedrine, a
During the war, she relied on the alcohol and the stimulant Benzedrine to get her through.
Bradley C: Behavior of children receiving benzedrine.
With Russell Braun an ideal Figaro, Umberto Chiummo a properly cadaverous Basilio and Donato Di Stefano (Bartolo) the kind of bass for whom patter songs are cat's milk, all the production really needed was a shot of Benzedrine.
Looking like a bulldog on Benzedrine, eyes and veins popping, arms twitching, and adrenaline exploding, he made it clear that it really, really mattered that now he, himself, could once again yell "Mr.
Bradley, "The Behavior of Children Receiving Benzedrine," American Journal of Psychiatry 94 (1937): 577-85.
He writes: "I've found that Ritalin and/or other related medications (including Cyclert, Benzedrine, Tofranil, Tegretol and Mellari) are rarely needed if and when .
You're either crawling all over them, licking their boots, or spitting poison at them like some Benzedrine puff adder.
During the 1930s, amphetamine was prescribed for hyperactive children (Advokat 2007; Bradley 1937), and for the treatment of narcolepsy (Baberg, Nelesen & Dimsdale 1996:789), while British and American soldiers ingested benzedrine, and German and Japanese soldiers took methamphetamine in order to improve alertness (Stix 2009: 31).
From 1935, when Benzedrine Sulfate first appeared to entice doctors to prescribe amphetamines to housebound women tired of their daily drudgery; to the chemical manipulation and rebranding of it into the fastest selling drugs to children and young adults, the history, evolution and morphology of amphetamine use in America is disturbing and eye-opening," said Rich.