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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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Indian major multinational Cadila Healthcare (NSE: CADILAHC) has announced that its US-based subsidiary Nesher Pharmaceuticals has been granted final approval from the US health regulator to market Dextroamphetamine Sulfate and Amphetamine Sulfate tablets, The Hindu Business Line reported on Thursday.
launch of dextroamphetamine sulfate extended-release capsules, 5 mg, 10 mg and 15 mg, a generic version of Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC's Dexedrine.
The study, HLD100-103, is a Phase II, Single-center, Open-label, Dose-titration Study Designed to Examine the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Evening Dosed HLD100, a Novel Delayed and Extended Release (DR/ER) Formulation of Dextroamphetamine Sulfate, in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and will enroll 24 pediatric patients, ages 6-12.
saw ads for products such as Eskatrol--a capsule that contained dextroamphetamine sulfate and prochlorperazine--promoted to help women control appetite and "relieve the emotional stress that causes overeating.
Worcester, charged with possession of dextroamphetamine sulfate and possession of morphine sulfate, sentenced to two concurrent terms of six months in the House of Correction; and possession of marijuana, filed with a guilty finding.
Adderall XR[R]([mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine sulfate] dextroamphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, amphetamine sulfate) [package insert].
Investigating officers determined that Kling had valid prescriptions for Adderall and dextroamphetamine sulfate.
TABLE Stimulants used to treat ADHD in adults Drug Starting dose Maximum daily dose Methylphenidate Ritalin, Methylin 5 mg twice daily 65 mg * Ritalin-SR, Methylin ER, 20 mg every morning 65 mg * Metadate ER, Metadate CR Concerta 18 mg every morning 54 mg Dextroamphetamine sulfate Dexedrine 2.
The products acquired include the following in different dosage strengths : Amethia Lo; Amethia; Azurette; Camila; Carbidopa/Levodopa; Caziant Tablets; Clarithromycin Ext Release; Clonidine; Clozapine; Cyclosporine; Dextroamphetamine Sulfate ER; Diazepam; Disopyramide Phosphate; Errin; Estazolam; Estradiol; Fluocinonide; Leena; Levora; Low-Ogestrel; Lutera; Methylphenidate ER; Microgestin 1/20; Microgestin Fe 1/20; Microgestin 1.