A group of stimulating drugs that produce heightened levels of energy and, in large doses, nervousness, sleeplessness, and paranoid delusions.
Drugs used to stimulate the brain; in children, can be used to treat hyperactivity.
A group of chemicals that stimulate dopamine release in the central nervous system.
A group of man-made drugs that stimulate the central and peripheral nervous systems. After cannabis, ecstasy and amphetamines are the most used illegal drugs in the EU, and tackling their use is a priority in the EU drugs action plan. (See drugs)
stimulants used to maintain alertness and wakefulness. 222
A group of drugs used to stimulate the cerebral cortex of the brain. Sometimes used to treat hyperactivity.
Amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, methamphetamine, and their various salts are collectively referred to as amphetamines. In fact, their chemical properties and actions are so similar that even experienced users have difficulty knowing which drug they have taken. Methamphetamine is the most commonly abused.
stimulants; drugs that energize. Large doses can lead to delusions and hyperactivity.
Dextroamphetamine Methamphetamine Phenmetrazine Phenylpropanolamine ( Recreational Drug ) Speed
(am-fet´ah-minz) Powerful stimulants that produce a conscious sense of increased energy and a euphoric high.
Drugs that increase the availability of dopamine norepinephrine, causing increased arousal and excitement. Large doses may lead to frenetic hyperactivity and delusions. See also amphetamine psychosis.
A category of CNS stimulants that include amphetamine (commonly known as 'speed'), methamphetamine (speed, crystal, meth, ice) as well as d-amphetamine and prescription drugs (e.g. Ritalin). Effects include wakefulness, perceived increase in awareness and greater energy. Other effects may include dilation of the pupils, tachycardia, elevated blood pressure, sweating, chills, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting. Exaggerated behaviours associated with use include aggression, agitation and impaired judgement. Chronic use can result in permanent personality and behavioural changes (WHO, 1994). Commonly called go-ey, speed, go-fast, crystal, amphetts, ox blood (mixed with iodine), dexies, uppers, pep pills, quick, fast, ice.
Amphetamines are stimulants or "uppers. . usually made synthetically in illegal labs. The effects --stimulation of the central nervous system; a sense of well-being and higher energy; a release of social inhibitions; and feelings of cleverness, competence, and power -- are similar to the effects of cocaine, but last longer. The term "amphetamine. . refers to a large class of stimulants: amphetamines (black beauties, white bennies), dextroamphetamines (dexies, beans), and methamphetamines (crank, meth, crystal, speed). They can be taken orally, injected, smoked, or snorted. Chronic use can cause paranoia, picking at the skin, auditory and visual hallucinations, and extremely violent and erratic behavior.
A central nervous system stimulant used to treat narcolepsy and certain types of depression. Large doses are toxic, and prolonged use may cause drug dependence.
A class of drugs that act as stimulants to the central nervous system.
Speed, Dexedrine: stimulant (upper drugs acting on the Central Nervous System.)
A class of drugs frequently abused as a stimulant. Used medically to treat narcolepsy (a condition characterized by brief attacks of deep sleep) and as an appetite suppressant.
Stimulant drugs whose effects are very similar to cocaine.
a class of drugs which stimulate the brain. Amphetamine intervention is sometimes used to offset hyperactivity and problems with attention.
Amphetamines are a class of drugs that stimulate the central nervous system. Amphetamines are also called 'speed.'
A group of stimulant medications which help increase attention and decrease restlessness in patients who are overactive, unable to concentrate for very long or are easily distracted, or have unstable emotions.
Drugs that produce a euphoric high by stimulating and increasing the availability of dopamine, causing increased arousal and excitement.
Stimulant medication many times used to treat hyperactivity. The medication stimulates the cerebral cortex of the brain. Street name: Speed.
A class of medications used in the treatment of ADHD, they are psychosocial (brain) stimulants. Often referred to as stimulants in the context of ADHD treatment.
Often called 'speed', this drug is a synthetically produced Central Nervous System (CNS) stimulant with cocaine-like effects.
Drug that speeds up the functions of the brain and the body.