Benzedrine


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Benzedrine

(ˈbɛnzɪˌdriːn; -drɪn)
n
1. (Pharmacology) a trademark for amphetamine
2. (Recreational Drugs) a trademark for amphetamine

Ben•ze•drine

(ˈbɛn zɪˌdrin, -drɪn)
Trademark.
an amphetamine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Benzedrine - a form of amphetamineBenzedrine - a form of amphetamine    
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
Translations

Benzedrine

® [ˈbenzɪdriːn] Nbencedrina ® f

Benzedrine®

nBenzedrin nt

Benzedrine

® [ˈbɛnzɪˌdriːn] nbenzedrina ®

Benzedrine

n. Bencedrina, nombre comercial del sulfato de anfetamina.
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Slipping away from their two chaperones, Margaret (Bel Powley) gets drunk, has her drink spiked with Benzedrine and ends up making friends with the owner of a knocking shop.
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Before the FDA made Benzedrine [an over-the-counter amphetamine similar to Adderall] prescription-only in 1959, Jack Kerouac got hopped up on it and wrote On the Road in a three-week 'kick-writing' session.
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Auden, who often relied on Benzedrine for inspiration.
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Then they were given amphetamines - Benzedrine - which were called wakey wakey pills.
22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows people who have used amphetamines such as benzedrine and dexedrine appear to be at an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011.
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has shown that use of amphetamines such as benzedrine and dexedrine may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.