7 edition of Amphetamine drug dangers found in the catalog.
Discusses amphetamines, their misuse, abuse, and dangers.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.
|Statement||Michael J. Pellowski.|
|LC Classifications||HV5822.A5 P45 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||99036152|
Amphetamine powder can range in colour from white through to brown, sometimes it may have traces of grey or pink. It has a strong smell and bitter taste. Amphetamine capsules and tablets vary considerably in size and colour. 1. Illegally produced amphetamines can be a . Amphetamine abuse is very widespread and often unintended. Cynthia Kuhn and her coauthors summarized the dangers of amphetamines in their book Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy. In a word, the buzz from.
Prescription drug abuse is a problem on the rise, with more people abusing prescriptions every year, including amphetamine drugs. Abuse can cause both short- and long-term health effects, and to avoid some of the staggering long-term effects, treatment should be sought for victims of abuse. Amphetamine causes a host of negative side effects that can ultimately result in declining physical health and permanent brain damage. Let Best Drug Rehab Help. Anyone who uses amphetamine without a doctor’s supervision is at risk. Even casual users of the drug may experience a heart attack, stroke, or other fatal side effects.
Because amphetamines are legal prescription drugs, it can be tempting to believe they are perfectly safe. However, any use beyond or outside of a doctor’s prescription is extremely dangerous. Learn more about the dangers of amphetamines and treatments for amphetamine addiction. Dangers of Amphetamine Addiction Amphetamine addiction can lead to an array of consequences for the user. Not only is there the risk of death or amphetamine induced psychosis, other serious health effects may also arise as a result of prolonged or excessive amphetamine abuse.
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Dangers of Amphetamines. Many people who take amphetamines widely underestimate the dangers of these drugs. It’s simple for a drug user to rationalize their behavior or decision to use by claiming that “amphetamines are safe because they are prescribed by a doctor,” or, “amphetamines can’t be dangerous because they come from a pharmacy.”.
Warning. Oral route (Suspension, Extended Release; Tablet, Extended Release, Disintegrating) CNS stimulants, including amphetamine extended-release oral formulations, other amphetamine-containing products, and methylphenidate, have a high potential for abuse and dependence.
Assess the risk of abuse prior to prescribing and monitor for signs of abuse and dependence while on therapy/ Amphetamine Drug Dangers Library Binding – July 1, by Michael J.
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Amphetamine drug dangers. [Michael Pellowski] -- Discusses amphetamines, their misuse, abuse, and dangers. Amphetamine (Evekeo) is an oral drug used to treat narcolepsy, ADHD, and obesity.
Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. Amphetamine drug dangers by Topics Amphetamine abuse -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Teenagers -- Substance use -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Amphetamines, Drug abuse Publisher Internet Archive Books.
Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on May 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Injecting amphetamine is particularly dangerous as a high dose may be taken in one go. The drug is often very impure and should be filtered prior to injecting. If injecting equipment is shared there is a risk of infection such HIV or hepatitis.
Heavy amphetamine use is associated with teeth grinding and resultant dental problems. Amphetamines Dangers. Amphetamines are relatively common.
This medication is available by prescription for children and teens who have ADD or ADHD. It can be obtained from someone who has a prescription, or bought illegally. This flagged up the potential psychiatric dangers of this drug and may have encouraged prescribers away from d-amphetamine and on to methylphenidate.
Another factor was the use of d-amphetamine as an antidepressant in the s before the discovery of the tricyclic monoamine reuptake inhibitors. There were cases of misuse by patients, and also Cited by: Amphetamine is not approved for use in children less than 6 years of age, with the exception of Evekeo (approved for children age 3 and older).
Important information. Amphetamine may be habit-forming, and this medicine is a drug of abuse. Tell your doctor if you have had problems with drug or alcohol abuse/ Amphetamine (contracted from alpha-methylphenethylamine) is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant marketed under the brand name Evekeo, among is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and amine was discovered in and exists as two enantiomers: levoamphetamine and lism: CYP2D6, DBH, FMO3.
Get this from a library. Speed and methamphetamine drug dangers. [Mary Ann Littell] -- Examines the dangers associated with the use of methamphetamines, discussing both medical and legal aspects. Amphetamine effects and dangers are a severe cause for concern. The dependency created leads one down a never-ending rabbit hole.
Amphetamine effects on the brain can make people feel depressed or suicidal. It changes the way the brain performs. Continuous use of the drug decreases the body’s natural ability to experience pleasure. Unfortunately, the dangers associated with long-term amphetamine use may well create even more serious problems than those that require amphetamine drug treatment.
The potential for addiction and the brain damage that often accompanies prescription amphetamine use represent real-time dangers that grow worse with ongoing use. Amphetamines Drug Tests.
A person may be asked to take a drug test after receiving an employment offer and before starting work. Drug tests may also be ordered by the court when parents are locked in a custody battle.
In a case where there have been allegations of drug use, many judges will order a drug test as a matter of course. Effects of Amphetamine Abuse. Every kind of drug abuse creates damage, but the abuse of amphetamine may create some of the most serious effects.
Amphetamine is a strong stimulant that speeds up the heart and breathing and dilates the eyes. It. "It's hard to believe that amphetamine, a drug of questionable medical utility and extreme addiction hazard, was once considered among the 20th century's pharmaceutical triumphs, on a par with penicillin and insulin.
How it attained and lost that status is the subject of this perceptive book." (Washington Post Book Cited by: Health Risks of Amphetamines. In cases, the person who died had only taken an amphetamine-type stimulant and no other drug or alcohol. In these cases, the deaths were mostly caused by cerebral hemorrhage or a crisis created by the high blood pressure described earlier.
Other deaths resulted from an aggravation of preexisting heart or. Amphetamine, prototype of a series of synthetic drugs that have pronounced stimulatory actions on the central nervous system.
Amphetamine itself is a colorless liquid with an acrid taste and a faint odor; the most widely used preparation of the drug is amphetamine sulfate, marketed under the name Benzedrine. If you notice the unusual smell of amphetamine smoke and see a glass pipe or spoons with dark burn marks on the bottom, your loved one may be using amphetamine.
Physical Symptoms of Amphetamine Abuse Amphetamines carry significant side effects that impact both your mind and body. WARNINGS: Misuse or abuse of amphetamines may cause serious (possibly fatal) heart and blood pressure problems.
Amphetamine-type medications can be habit-forming. Use only as .Amphetamine Side Effects Amphetamines damage brain cells needed for cognitive speed and function. A clinical study funded by the National Institutes of Health compared persons who had previously used amphetamines with non-users.Prescription stimulants used to treat Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Used as a study aid, to stay awake, and to suppress appetites. Prescribed as Adderall®, Concerta®, Dexedrine®, Focalin®, Metadate®, Methylin®, Ritalin®.