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    serendipitous discovery. The drug that my partner and I research for is amphetamine. By definition, amphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant that affects chemicals in the brain. Nowadays, amphetamine is a medicine used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, narcolepsy, and obesity. The history of amphetamine began in the 1800s, when a Romanian chemist who was named Lazar Edeleanu synthesized the drug from a chemical compound. But it has been unknown until 1927, when Gordon Alles and reported to have sympathomimetic…

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    Forms of Cocaine and Amphetamines and Addiction Treatments Cocaine and amphetamines come in different forms and are taken in many different ways. They are also very addictive because of the effects they produce when taken. This paper will review the different forms cocaine and amphetamines are available in. The paper will also review the routes of entry for the drugs and the most popular forms. I will also review treatment options available for addiction to cocaine and amphetamines.…

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    Desoxyn (Methamphitamine ) Classification: CNS Stimulant/Anorexiant/ Sympathomimetic MW: 149.237 g/mol pKa: 9.87 (at 25 °C) Chemical Formula: C10H15N IUPAC Name: (2S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine Description Methamphetamine comes under category of amphetamine type stimulants. Methamphetamine is an Amphetamine Anorectic and Central Nervous System Stimulant. Other than clinical usage as an oral form or Intravenous form, methamphetamine has been highly abused as street drugs by…

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    disorder as well. Of the children with this disorder about 66.3 percent are on medications to help deal with it. When diagnosed with ADHD, doctors usually prescribe the drug Adderall to help treat this disorder. This drug is an amphetamine that is used to help people who suffer from ADHD focus and pay attention better. The neurotransmitters in the brain play a big role in a person’s ability to concentrate. According to an article, “When someone takes them, the drugs boost the effects on those…

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    9%) and Hispanic students (13.3%) report the highest rates of usage followed by White students (10.6%), with African American students (3.3%) reporting much lower numbers (Landry, 2002). In certain European countries, such as Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, MDMA is the second most frequently used drug following marijuana, and has moved beyond the confines of rave and nightclub scenes. MDMA use appears to be spreading rapidly worldwide.” (Landry, 2002, p. 168) According to Karch…

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    evolution of amphetamines has seemed to produce a negative influence on current society and our world today. This occurred from the minor influence amphetamines began with as an ancient Chinese herbal remedy, but with the strong biological influence it produced and a change in chemical properties to a synthetic based drug amphetamines have produced more negative turmoil for users. The influence of amphetamines have in society can also be attributed to the natural greed of those producing it,…

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    Informative Speech On Adhd

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    playing and engaging in activities quietly (‘’Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ,ADHD, in children’’). As of the moment ADHD is incurable, but there are medications and alternatives to prevent the effects of ADHD (‘’Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ,ADHD, in children’’). Some alternatives that are used are today is yoga, meditation, vitamin and mineral supplements, and some special diets (‘’Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ,ADHD, in children’’). Today, stimulant drugs are…

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    Ecstasy Research Paper

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    com/dictionary/ecstasy. As with all drugs, ecstasy was produced to treat one symptom and evolved to affect another part of the brain. This research will address: what is ecstasy, how does ecstasy work, the short and long-term effects from using ecstasy, users of the drug, and prevention and support. Although ecstasy was introduced as a legal drug to address an ailment, its long term effects caused it to not be an efficient drug for consumption and an illegal drug. What is Ecstasy? Ecstasy is a…

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    Cocaine Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine on April 3, 2016 Amphetamines, which stimulate the central nervous system, have the ability to become an addictive and abuse drug due to its euphoric-inducing properties. Typical CNS effects that amphetamines produce are improved cognitive control, an increased ability to stay awake, and the heightened sense of well-being. However, negative side effects can occur as well such as delusions and paranoia. The effects…

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    Adderall: A Case Study

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    Amphetamines are characterized as dopamine releasers that elevate levels of dopamine in the synaptic cleft, the space between neurons at a nerve synapse, by four distinct mechanisms. The primary mechanism involves amphetamine acting as a substrate for dopamine transporters. The transporters are responsible for pumping dopamine out of the synaptic cleft back into the cytoplasm of presynaptic neurons. The binding of amphetamines to dopamine transporters, inhibit dopamine uptake resulting in a…

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