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Dexedrine

 [dek´sĕ-drēn]
trademark for preparations of dextroamphetamine, a central nervous system stimulant.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Dexedrine

(dĕk′sĭ-drĭn, -drēn′)
A trademark for the drug dextroamphetamine sulfate.
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Dexedrine®

Pharmacology An amphetamine used to manage narcolepsy, ADD and possibly AIDS-related fatigue. See AIDS.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Dexedrine

A brand name for DEXAMPHETAMINE (dexamfetamine).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Patient discussion about Dexedrine

Q. My child is having autism and is given Dexedrine ….does this has any side effects?

A. Because it is a stimulant,the more common side effects may include:
Excessive restlessness, over stimulation.
here and there you can find abuse of that stimulant and the
effects of chronic heavy abuse of Dexedrine may include:
Hyperactivity, irritability, personality changes, schizophrenia-like thoughts and behavior, severe insomnia, severe skin disease.

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Notably, known side effects of enhancements such as Provigil and Dexedrine include dizziness, confusion, heart palpitations, hallucinations, abnormally excited moods, anxiety, depression, extreme psychological dependence, psychotic episodes, and suicidal thoughts.
Results showed that 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.
WALES winger Adrian Hadley confessed to taking the banned amphetamine dexedrine (speed) before an international with Scotland in 1986.
Decompressing (and decomposing) from a Dexedrine high, Gaines's appearance was a disaster.
After these drugs were demonized, DeGrandpre notes, psychoactive pharmaceuticals such as meprobramate (Miltown), amphetamines (Benzedrine, Dexedrine, Methedrine), barbiturates (Ambutal, Nembutal, Seconal), methaqualone (Quaalude), and the benzodiazepines (Librium, Valium, Xanax, Ativan, Halcion) followed "the same cycle of medical hype, vast nonmedical use, and new and 'unexpected' problems of dependency." DeGrandpre argues that SSRI antidepressants such as Prozac are undergoing a similar re-examination.
Methamphetamine and other amphetamines to include amphetamines, Benzedrine, Dexedrine, Precludine, Ritalin, and other amines and related drugs.
Central nervous system stimulants These include dextroamphetamine sulfate (Dexedrine) and methylphenidate hydrochloride (Ritalin).
The problem with Ritalin and other amphetamine-type drugs like Adderall and Dexedrine is pervasive enough, but psychiatrists have several more dangerous and powerful classes of drugs that they routinely prescribe to children, namely neuroleptics (also called anti-psychotics), anti-depressants, and mood stabilizers.
Katy Gersh, 22, of 9 Hilltop St., North Grafton, charged with possession of marijuana, possession of morphine, possession of Klonopin, possession of Dexedrine, and possession of Topamax, continued to June 6.
The ruling applies to 15 products: Adderall tablets, Adderall XR extended-release capsules, Concerta extended-release tablets, Daytrana transdermal system, Desoxyn tablets, Dexedrine Spansule capsules and tablets, Focalin tablets, Focalin XR extended-release capsules, Metadate CD extended-release capsules, Methylin oral solution, Methylin chewable tablets, Ritalin tablets, Ritalin SR sustained-release tablets, Ritalin LA extended-release capsules, and Strattera capsules.
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, Focalin XR extended-release capsules, Metadate CD extended-release capsules, Methylin oral solution, Methylin chewable tablets, Ritalin tablets, Ritalin SR sustained-release tablets, Ritalin LA extended-release capsules, and Strattera capsules.
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.