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Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) Summary

Description: The d-form of AMPHETAMINE. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a sympathomimetic. It has also been used in the treatment of narcolepsy and of attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity in children. Dextroamphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulating release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. It is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic.

Also Known As: Dexedrine; Dexamphetamine; DextroStat; Curban; Dexamfetamine Show All >>

Networked: 758 relevant articles (67 outcomes, 112 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Dextroamphetamine is Relevant

  1. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) : 14 outcomes 18 studies in 98 results
  2. Cocaine-Related Disorders (Cocaine Addiction) : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 17 results
  3. Seizures (Seizure) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 26 results
  4. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 12 results
  5. Pain (Aches) : 4 outcomes in 9 results
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Drugs Related to Dextroamphetamine

  1. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
  2. modafinil (armodafinil)
  3. Pemoline (Cylert)
  4. Trimeprazine (Alimemazine)
  5. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)
  6. Dopamine (Intropin)
  7. Caffeine (No Doz)
  8. Morphine (MS Contin)
  9. Chlordiazepoxide (Elenium)
  10. Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
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Therapies Related to Dextroamphetamine

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Induced Hypothermia
  3. Oral Administration
  4. Speech Therapy (Therapy, Speech)
  5. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
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