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    Amphetamines

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    Amphetamines are part of a class of drugs called stimulants that affect the central nervous system. It is also known as 1-methyl-2-phenethylamine, 1-phenyl-2-aminopropane, and Benzedrine. It is made up of a 50/50 mixture of the l and d isomers. The l isomer affects the body, and the d isomer affects the brain. It boils at 200ºC and is soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water. It was first created in Germany in 1887. In the 1930s and 40s amphetamine was used in the treatment

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    Essay On Amphetamines

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    name for Benzedrine. This pill is was an amphetamine. Amphetamines stimulate the bodies “fight or flight” mechanisms by activating the sympathetic nervous system and the central nervous system. Increasing the release of adrenaline and other stress hormones (Kapadia, 2012). These miracle pills were first distributed to American soldiers and pilots in WWII to combat fatigue, maintain alertness and boost morale (Kondrotas, 2006). After ingesting an amphetamine, the user will experience an increase in

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    The medical use of amphetamines was common in the 1950/60's when they were used to help cure depression and to help the user lose weight. An amphetamine is a drug that is a stimulant to the central nervous system. Amphetamines are colorless and may be inhaled, injected, or swallowed. Amphetamines are also used non-medically to avoid sleep, improve athletic performance, or to counter the effects of depressant drugs. Amphetamines are addictive. Because of this, when the user discontinues use or reduces

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    The Dangers of Amphetamine Use

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    Amphetamines have been around since the 1800’s. Lazar Edeleanu is the chemist who took the chemicals from a plant called Ma-Huange, found in China and synthesized the drug. Amphetamines were first used to treat asthma patients because it would clear the passage ways. The drug was sold only inside of inhalers then later in the mid 1930’s it was used to treat narcolepsy, depression, and later used to stay awake for long periods of time. Amphetamines were very popular with truck drivers and college

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    Adderall is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, which work on the central nervous system as stimulants. A stimulant is a drug that produces a temporary increase of function activity by affecting the chemicals in the brain. There are 4 salts the combine to for the active ingredients, dextroamphetamine saccharate, dextroamphetamine sulfate, amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, and amphetamine. Inactive ingredients are also present, but they do not play a role in Adderall’s function

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    a doctor? Amphetamines have become one of the most used and abused drugs on the market today. While they are used to help many different disorders, they are also highly addictive. Amphetamines are being obtained both legally and illegally. Although, amphetamines are prescribed and used to treat many different neurological disorders, ranging from narcolepsy to attention deficit disorder, they are becoming highly addictive among our society. So what exactly are amphetamines? Amphetamines are in the

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    Amphetamines: Recreational or Instrumental

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    roots with drugs. There are always two sides to every story, and I will show that the use of amphetamines is both recreational and instrumental, and using it prescribed, recreationally or instrumental can have less desired effects according to research. Everyone has a choice when it comes to drugs in the United States and we must choose wisely. This is how I see it. Amphetamines, Recreational or Instrumental Drugs have been a part of society since time began, although the

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    It is classified as an amphetamine, which help the body’s system speed up (Drug Fact Sheet). These can look like a pill, or powder, as can cocaine and meth. They are abused by being taken in both ways, and cause the same effect as cocaine, a slower but more focused mind. Amphetamines can increase blood pressure and cause loss of appetite and exhaustion. People that want to stop Adderall cannot because

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    being used by healthy students to improve their cognitive abilities with minimal consequences. While established for the treatment of attention hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, people in schools and the workforce are turning to these amphetamines to work for longer periods of time, produce higher quality work, remain alert and focused for hours on end. The drugs accomplish this, because they “increase levels of dopamine…in the brain—and the alertness and wakefulness of those taking them”

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