Desoxyn


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Desoxyn

 [des-ok´sin]
trademark for preparations of methamphetamine hydrochloride, a central nervous system stimulant and pressor drug.
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Methamphetamine HCl Able Laboratories Desoxyn tablets
There are several types of stimulants available by prescription including methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta--a long-lasting preparation); dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Dexedrine spansules); amphetamine compounds (Adderal); methamphetamine (Desoxyn), and magnesium pemoline (Cyclert).
Oral Medications Used in the Treatment of Narcolepsy Medications Dose Range CNS stimulants:(1) pemoline (Cylert) 37.5-150 mg/day methylphenidate (Ritalin) 30-100 mg/day dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) 15-100 mg/day methamphetamine (Desoxyn) 15-80 mg/day Tricyclic antidepressants:(2) protriptyline (Vivactil) 2.5-30 mg/day imipramine (Tofranil) 2.5-250 mg/day nortriptyline (Pamelor) 50-200 mg/day desipramine (Norpramine) 25-200 mg/day fluoxetine (Prozac) 20-60 mg/day
Ernest Triplett was arrested, involuntarily committed to a mental hospital, and given large doses of the drugs desoxyn and seconal by a staff physician at the institution.
The ruling will require the following 15 products to be dispensed with new patient medication guides: Adderall tablets, Adderall XR extended-release capsules, Concerta extended-release tablets, Daytrana transdermal system, Desoxyn tablets, Dexedrine Spansule capsules and tablets, Focalin tablets, Fo-calin XR extended-release capsules, Metadate CD extended-release capsules, Methylin oral solution, Methylin chew-able tablets, Ritalin tablets, Ritalin SR sustained-release tablets, Ritalin LA extended-release capsules, and Strattera capsules.
There is a pharmaceutical form of meth, Desoxyn, used to treat attention deficit disorder in children.
The product is therapeutically equivalent to Ovation Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Desoxyn.
A young dealer who is typical of this group will use only Desoxyn tablets, boiled down and injected, or what he labels "white floaty," which he claims is part of a shipment of methamphetamine phosphate stolen from an interstate shipment.
It will sell a generic form of Ovation Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Desoxyn. The Food and Drug Administration gave Able clearance for a 5 mg version of the drug, which is designed for children age 6 and older.
Abbott Laboratories discontinued production of Desoxyn Gradumet in 1999; the Desoxyn formulation is currently available.