amphetamine

[n] - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite
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Amphetamine

A synthetic central nervous system stimulant related to adrenaline.
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Amphetamine

Amphetamine: A drug with a stimulant effect on the central nervous system that can be both physically and psychologically addictive when overused. This drug has been much abused recreationally. The street term 'speed' refers to stimulant drugs such as amphetamine.Common Misspellings: amphetalamine
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amphetamine

Drug of abuse that acts by increasing extraneuronal dopamine in midbrain. Thought to displace dopamine in synaptic vesicles, leading to increased synaptic levels.
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amphetamine

<drug> Drug of abuse that acts by increasing extraneuronal dopamine in midbrain. Thought to displace dopamine in synaptic vesicles, leading to increased synaptic levels. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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amphetamine

pep pill noun a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
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amphetamine

(am-fet´ә-mēn″) a white crystalline powder used as a central nervous system stimulant. It is odorless and has a slightly bitter taste. any of a group of drugs closely related to this substance and having similar actions, such as methamphetamine and dextroamphetamine. See also drug abuse and drug...
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amphetamine

prototype of a series of synthetic drugs, all called amphetamines, that have pronounced stimulatory actions on the central nervous system. ... [6 related articles]
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Amphetamine

Amphetamine (USAN, abbreviated from alpha-methylphenethylamine) or amfetamine (INN) is a psychostimulant drug of the phenethylamine class that produces increased wakefulness and focus in association with decreased fatigue and appetite. Brand names of medications that contain, or metabolize into, amphetamine include Adderall, Dexedrine, Dextrostat,
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Amphetamine

A group of drugs that have a strong effect on the central nervous system. Some prescribed medications are amphetamines, while others are abused illegaly. The use of amphetamines during pregnancy can cause preterm labor, placental abruption, fetal distress, postpartum hemorrhage and intrauterine growth retardation.
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amphetamine

amphetamine (ămfet'umēn) , any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Amphetamines have stimulating effects opposite to the effects of depressants such as alcohol, narcotics, and barbiturates. They raise the blood pressure by causing the body to ...
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Amphetamine

Amphetamine is a drug that induces sleeplessness.
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amphetamine

Type: Term Pronunciation: am-fet′ă-mēn Definitions: 1. A chemical compound that is structurally a sympathomimetic amine, considered a psychostimulant, and approved by the FDA to treat narcolepsy and ADHD; acts primarily by triggering release of norepinephrine, dopamine, and serotonin from presynaptic neurons. Because of its potentia
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amphetamine

Powerful synthetic stimulant. Benzedrine was the earliest amphetamine marketed, used as a `pep pill` in World War II to help soldiers to overcome fatigue, and until the 1970s amphetamines were prescribed by doctors as an appetite suppressant for weight loss; as an antidepressant, to induce euphoria; and as a stimulant, to increase...
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Amphetamine

[film] ==Plot== Kafka is straight while Daniel happens to be gay. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in sexuality and Kafka`s drug-taking. Daniel does not regret his love for Kafka, who tries to love him back against his nature. But a flashback memory from Kafka`s past makes i
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Amphetamine

[disambiguation] Amphetamine is a psychostimulant drug. Amphetamine may also refer to: ...
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