Dexedrine


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Dexedrine

 [dek´sĕ-drēn]
trademark for preparations of dextroamphetamine, a central nervous system stimulant.

Dexedrine

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

Dexedrine

a trademark for a central nervous system stimulant with indications for narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (dextroamphetamine sulfate).

Dexedrine®

Pharmacology An amphetamine used to manage narcolepsy, ADD and possibly AIDS-related fatigue. See AIDS.

Dexedrine

A brand name for DEXAMPHETAMINE (dexamfetamine).

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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Stimulant medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine and Adderall are the most common treatments for ADHD, the side effects of which often include depression, anxiety and irritability.
Drugs that have been associated with unintentional weight loss include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as Paxil, Prozac, and Celexa; cardiac agents such as Lasix, Lanoxin, and Vascor; amphetamines; appetite suppressants such as Adderall, Dexedrine, Cylert, Meridia, and Ritalin; and benzodiazepines such as Ativan and Klonopin.
GSK manufactures Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine sulfate) Spansule sustained-release capsules and tablets.
Elsewhere, it was reported that GlaxoSmithKline has been requested to add a further warning label to its Dexedrine drug.
One used to buzz himself so comatose with bourbon and Dexedrine that White had to blast him awake for their early-morning session with his therapist's favorite recording, "There Is Nothing Like a Dame.
He stated that he would no longer be able to "work with" her to obtain Dexedrine for weight loss.
In the forties and fifties, we had Benzedrine and Dexedrine.
It was something she said was important and exciting, because unlike Dexedrine which has side effects, the new compound is different.
The Birmingham-born rocker filed the complaint last month, claiming Dr Kipper had him take excessive quantities of Dexedrine, Valium, Zyprexa and other powerful medications.
TABLE Stimulants used to treat ADHD in adults Drug Starting dose Maximum daily dose Methylphenidate Ritalin, Methylin 5 mg twice daily 65 mg * Ritalin-SR, Methylin ER, 20 mg every morning 65 mg * Metadate ER, Metadate CR Concerta 18 mg every morning 54 mg Dextroamphetamine sulfate Dexedrine 2.