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benzedrine

Amphetamine sulfate Pharmacology A vasoconstricting nonnarcotic stimulant, first marketed as an OTC inhalation stimulant to treat congestion. See Amphetamine.

Benzedrine

A now historic brand name for AMPHETAMINE (amfetamine).

benzedrine

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According to the study, those people who reported using benzedrine or dexedrine were nearly 60 percent more likely to develop Parkinson's than those people who didn't take the drugs.
Methamphetamine and other amphetamines to include amphetamines, Benzedrine, Dexedrine, Precludine, Ritalin, and other amines and related drugs.
She has worn me down very severely, and at the moment I am trying to pick myself up on a diet of phenobarb and benzedrine while she is away for a short time--but she has written what I think is a remarkable book down my garden path, and there has been no difficulty in coaxing [pounds sterling]300 out of the State Literary Fund in order to assist with its publication.
Yet Clark and his men press on, using Benzedrine to help get by on just a couple hours sleep each day.
Damphetamine (first used in Benzedrine inhalers in 1932) was initially a treatment for narcolepsy before gaining rapid popularity as a stimulant.
When the relatively level-headed Billy Collins writes that "Howl" allowed him "to try to sound in his poems like a downtown homosexual Jewish beatnik intimate in the ways of pot and Benzedrine," he is slightly aware that his vicarious rebellion was ridiculous, yet he operates in the same style-worshipping genre as Moody.
Some readers may get their Alans [knickers] in a twist over all the drug references: indeed, there's so much talk about drugs in the book it makes you feel like you're on A, B, C, D and E [LSD, benzedrine, cocaine, dilaudid, Ecstasy] just reading it.
When I was 12 years old, a pharmacist dispensed some benzedrine for me and told me that it would help me study.
Until 1965, Benzedrine pills and related drugs were taken legally by military personnel, truckers, dieters, college students, etc.
The Horlicks and Benzedrine tablets sustained him for an incredible 23 days as he fought his way through thick, enemy jungle.
Separated from her husband, but with a new baby girl, she was an unlikely housemother--and an unlikely mother, too, who ran through young men, had a haphazard way with birth control, and, when introduced to Benzedrine by Kerouac, quickly became addicted.
Wild relates an experiment carried out by Nasa, involving common house spiders which were fed a choice of caffeine, benzedrine, marijuana or a sedative.