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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.
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(ˌdɛkstrəʊæmˈfɛtəˌmiːn; -mɪn)
(Pharmacology) a dextrorotatory amphetamine, used to suppress appetite
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(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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* Dextroamphetamine(Dexedrine, Dextrostat, Concentra).
Active ingredient Brand names Amphetamine Adderall, Biphetamine, Dexedrine, Dextrostat, Desoxyn Methamphetamine Active ingredient Metabolized to amphetamine Amphetaminil Aponeuron Clobenzorex Aselin, Asenlix, Dinintel, Finedal, Rexigen Ethyl amphetamine Apetinil Fenoproporex Falagan, Lipolin Mefenorex Rondimen, Pondinil, Anexate Prenylamine Segontin, Segentine Active ingredient metabolized to methamphetamine Benzphetamine Didrex Furfenorex Withdrawn due to abuse potential.