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Amphetamine (Amfetamine) Summary

Description: A powerful central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic. Amphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulation of release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. Amphetamine is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic. The l- and the d,l-forms are included here. The l-form has less central nervous system activity but stronger cardiovascular effects. The d-form is DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.

Also Known As: Amfetamine; l Amphetamine; Amphetamine Sulfate; Amphetamine Sulfate (2:1); Centramina Show All >>

Networked: 2316 relevant articles (74 outcomes, 259 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Amphetamine is Relevant

  1. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) : 17 outcomes 27 studies in 175 results
  2. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox) : 8 outcomes 51 studies in 259 results
  3. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 21 results
  4. Bipolar Disorder (Mania) : 3 outcomes 18 studies in 68 results
  5. Stroke (Strokes) : 3 outcomes 16 studies in 54 results
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Drugs Related to Amphetamine

  1. Salts
  2. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl)
  3. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
  4. atomoxetine (Strattera)
  5. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride)
  6. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline)
  7. Scopolamine (Hyoscine)
  8. Raclopride
  9. lisdexamfetamine dimesylate
  10. Nicotine
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Therapies Related to Amphetamine

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Injections
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  4. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
  5. Intraventricular Injections
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