amphetamines


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amphetamines

Drugs which stimulate the brain, and are used to treat drowsiness or hyperactive children; they are potentially addictive.
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Coastguard and drug enforcement officers seized three containers full of the amphetamines, the financial crimes unit (SDOE) said on Friday.
AMAN got himself in to a SHEDLOAD of trouble when he foolishly agreed to store more than PS2,000 worth of amphetamines. Lewis Smith hid the drugs in his own garden shed.
South Korean media YTN reported that South Korean police authorities have uncovered the largest amphetamine smuggling case, with the seized amphetamines worth an estimated 370 billion won (NT$10 billion).
Methylphenidate appears to be the safest and most effective treatment option for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents, while amphetamines are the preferred first-line choice in adults, a systematic review and meta-analysis have found.
ALMOST one-fifth of all the amphetamines seized by police officers in England last year were found in the North East.
Although using amphetamines to energize soldiers is nothing new, Janda said he wondered why Captagon was becoming the drug of choice in war zones in the Middle East.
Amphetamines are partially metabolized through cytochrome 450 (CYP) 2D6-dependent mechanisms, and thus in CYP2D6 poor metabolizers medication exposure may be increased, while decreased exposure may occur in ultra-rapid metabolizers; however, there are no guidelines from the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium regarding alternate dosing strategies for patients based on CYP2D6 genotype or activity phenotype.
Officers seized cocaine, amphetamines, thousands of pounds in cash, flash cars and even jet-skis in raids on homes in the North West and South Wales.
Brain injury: Fiona Parry, 42 VICTIM DENIES SHE SOLD HUSBAND'S MEDICATION TO BUY DRUGS FIONA Parry denied that she and her husband sold medication he was on in order to make money to buy amphetamines.
FOUR Swansea men have been jailed after a police anti-drugs operation uncovered more than PS500,000 worth of amphetamines, a quantity of cash and up to PS27,000 worth of cocaine hidden in a safe.
William Kelly, 33, of Reedswood Lane, Walsall, was jailed at Birmingham Crown Court on March 25 after he admitted plotting to supply amphetamines.