dextroamphetamine-amphetamine

A combination of drugs used as a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (a sleep disorder). It is a type of stimulant. Also called Adderall.

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  • amphetamine — /am fet euh meen , min/, n. Pharm. a racemic drug, C9H13N, that stimulates the central nervous system: used chiefly to lift the mood in depressive states and to control the appetite in cases of obesity. [1935 40; A(LPHA) + M(ETHYL) + PH(ENYL) +… …   Universalium

  • dextroamphetamine sulfate — Similar in action to racemic amphetamine sulfate, but is more stimulating to the central nervous system; sympathomimetic and appetite depressant. SYN: d amphetamine sulfate, dexamphetamine. * * * [USP] the su …   Medical dictionary

  • dextroamphetamine — |dek(ˌ)strō+ noun Etymology: dextr + amphetamine : the dextrorotatory isomer of amphetamine used in the form of the sulfate or hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant * * * /dek stroh am fet euh meen , min/, n. Pharm. a white,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dextroamphetamine — dex·tro·am·phet·amine .dek (.)strō am fet ə .mēn, mən n a drug consisting of dextrorotatory amphetamine that is usu. administered in the form of its sulfate (C9H13N)2·H2SO4, is a strong stimulant of the central nervous system, is a common drug of …   Medical dictionary

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