Claire also introduces him to dexamphetamine
, her drug of choice, putting him on the first steps to a rampant polysubstance addiction.
The most commonly used were pharmaceutical stimulants (31%, including dexamphetamine
, methylphenidate, and modafinil), benzodiazepines (27%), opioids (10%), and OTC codeine preparations (16%).
The most common treatments for ADHD has been the prescription of Ritalin, Adderall, or dexamphetamine
. While these treatments have been shown to provide partial effectiveness, they fail to provide complete relief on a long-term basis in 70% of patients.
A 2013 study examining patients who had trialed, on average, five antidepressants and then added either dexamphetamine
or methylphenidate to augment current therapy demonstrated at least some level of benefit in 50% of cases .
Mode of action of apomorphine and dexamphetamine
on gnawing compulsion in rats.
Side Effects of Methylphenidate and Dexamphetamine
in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Double-blind, Crossover Trial.
showed that 10 mg dexamphetamine
alone caused the least number of
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or Selegiline) | Clonazepam | | |Diazepam | | Flunitrazepam | | Lorazepam | | | Morphine or opiate and opioidbased drugs (eg codeine, tramadol or fentanyl) | |Oxazepam | | Temazepam
Drugs that may affect anti-hypertensive efficacy should be avoided or reduced to a minimum, including nonnarcotic analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including aspirin), selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, sympathomimetic amines (decongestants, diet pills [sibutramine hydrochloride], cocaine), stimulants (methylphenidate, dexamphetamine
, amphetamine, methamphetamine, modafinil), high alcohol intake, oral contraceptives, glucocorticoid, cyclosporine, erythropoietin, natural licorice, Chinese medicinal ingredients (ephedrine).
is not available for use in South Africa.
A comparison with dexamphetamine
," Psychopharmacology, vol.