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 (dĕk′strō-ăm-fĕt′ə-mēn′, -mĭn)
A drug, C9H13N, that is the dextrorotatory isomer of amphetamine and is used in the form of its sulfate salt as a central nervous system stimulant to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. It is used illegally as a stimulant.


(ˌdɛkstrəʊæmˈfɛtəˌmiːn; -mɪn)
(Pharmacology) a dextrorotatory amphetamine, used to suppress appetite


(ˌdɛk stroʊ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn)

a dextrorotatory isomer of amphetamine, more active than the levorotatory form, used as a central nervous system stimulant.
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launch of Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate and Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets (mixed salts of a single entity amphetamine product), 5 mg, 7.
Information on stimulant medication use was provided by respondents and was based on National Drug Codes corresponding to amphetamine aspartate/amphetamine sulfate/dextroamphetamine saccharate/ dextroamphetamine sulfate (3700), dextroamphetamine sulfate (17900), methylphenidate hydrochloride (39500), or unspecified ADHD drug medications (82000).
Grafton, charged with possession of dextroamphetamine and possession of gabapentin, continued to Oct.
The psychostimulants fall into two categories: methylphenidate formulations and dextroamphetamine formulations.
TABLE 3 Prescription Medications Taken or Injected at Time of Risky Behavior Risky Risky injection sexual behavior * behavior * (n = 23) (n = 30) Drug % % Alprazolam -- 37 Buprenorphine -- 27 Clonazepam -- 33 Clonidine -- 3 Codeine -- 20 Dextroamphetamine -- 23 Diazepam -- 20 Fentanyl 3 20 Hydrocodone -- 60 Hydromorphone 35 33 Lorazepam -- 7 Meperidine 3 13 Methadone 8 43 Methylphenidate -- 13 Morphine 17 40 Oxycodone 39 77 Propoxyphene -- 3 Tramadol -- 17 * risk groups are not mutually exclusive.
In addition, stimulants such as methlyphenidate and dextroamphetamine are often used to manage fatigue and decreased concentration and motivation and to improve memory.
42) See Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine, NAT'L INST.
Stimulants like Methylphenidate (Ritalin), Amphetamines (Adderall) and Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) are used to treat attention/hyperactive and impulsive symptoms associated with ADHD.
After oral administration, LDX is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and hydrolyzed primarily in whole blood to dextroamphetamine, which is responsible for the drug's activity.
Case report and chart review data also support dextroamphetamine for improved attention after TBI [149].
I put morphine, dextroamphetamine, and other very strong but small drugs, diarrhea stoppers, mirrors, scalpel blades etc.