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Dexedrine

(dĕk`sĭdrēn), trade name for the drug dextroamphetamine sulfate. See amphetamineamphetamine
, any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Amphetamines have stimulating effects opposite to the effects of depressants such as alcohol, narcotics, and barbiturates.
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As this was not an Afghan wedding party, an inquiry was held during which the pilot claimed that he had been flying missions non-stop and had been pressurized into taking dextroamphetamine known to the troops as "go pills," and that he was under the influence when the incident occurred.
Percentage of women who filled prescriptions for attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications, by medication type, and average number of ADHD medication prescriptions filled per year, among women aged 15-44 years with private employer-sponsored insurance * who filled any ADHD prescription from outpatient pharmacies ([dagger])--United States, 2003-2015 % by year ([section]) ADHD medication ([paragraph]) 2003 2004 2005 Amphetamine 0.0 0.0 0.0 Mixed 44.6 45.4 49.7 amphetamine salts Dexmethylphenidate 1.0 1.1 2.2 Dextroamphetamine 6.0 4.3 3.5 Lisdexamfetamine ** 0.0 0.0 0.0 Methamphetamine 0.1 0.1 0.0 Methylphenidate 42.8 38.1 37.3 Pemoline ** 1.1 0.7 0.4 Atomoxetine 20.6 24.5 19.7 No.
Dextroamphetamine was stopped in August of 2013 and he no longer required as needed olanzapine.
Patients assigned to 60 mg / day of sustained-release dextroamphetamine, in addition to the background methadone and diacetylmorphine all participants were on for their heroin dependence, had significantly fewer days of cocaine use in the 12-week study: a mean of 44.9 days, compared with 60.6 days in placebo-treated controls.
market introduction of dextroamphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine sulfate and amphetamine aspartate capsule extended release as an authorized generic version of Adderall XR by Shire, which will manufacture and supply Sandoz with all dosage strengths of the authorized generic product.
The findings show that psychostimulant-induced peripheral vasculopathy, a known side effect included in the labeling of drugs such as methylphenidate (Ritalin or Concerta), dexmethylphenidate (Focalin), and amphetamine/ dextroamphetamine (Adderall), is under-recognized in the medical community, leading to needless anxiety and unnecessary medical expenses, she noted at the annual meeting of the American College of Radiology.
saw ads for products such as Eskatrol--a capsule that contained dextroamphetamine sulfate and prochlorperazine--promoted to help women control appetite and "relieve the emotional stress that causes overeating." And doctors also saw ads for oral contraceptives, first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1960.
The findings show that psychostimulant-induced peripheral vasculopathy, a known side effect included in the labeling of drugs such as methylphenidate (Ritalin or Concerta), dexmethylphenidate (Focalin), and amphetamine / dextroamphetamine (Adderall), is underrecognized in the medical community, leading to needless anxiety and unnecessary medical expenses, she noted.
First-line drugs for treatment of ADHD are Adderall (amphetamine salts), Ritalin (methylphenidate), and Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine).
The psychostimulants fall into two categories: methylphenidate formulations and dextroamphetamine formulations.
SINCE THE spring of 2011, patients, doctors, and pharmacists across the country have been reporting shortages of Adderall, a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that is prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
* Cramming with use of prescription strength stimulants (e.g., dextroamphetamine, methylphenidate)