from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for the drug dextroamphetamine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an isomer of amphetamine used as a central nervous system stimulant (Dexedrine is a trademark).
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- n. an isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant
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Dexedrine is a wonder drug, but Welbutrin is a little easier to tolerate on a daily basis for me.
I don't know if any of you have tried Dexedrine, which is basically an early form of Ritalin and Adderall, but I'll be starting a small dose tomorrow to see if I can start having wide-awake days and less fitful sleep.
Benzedrine was used to enlarge nasal and bronchial passages and it is closely related to other stimulants produced later, such as Dexedrine d-amphetamine and methamphetamine.
Stimulants, ( "uppers" such as Dexedrine, Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta).
For these patients, you may find Dexedrine an ideal prescription.
Best line: A fifties ad for Dexedrine pictured a sad, pretty young woman holding a dish towel and surrounded by dirty dishes.
Dexedrine will give them a feeling of energy and well-being, renewing their interest in life and living.
I swallow two 5mg tablets of Dexedrine with my spit because I think at least half of my feeling weird is from coming down from my last two Dexedrine a few hours ago.
"It basically cleaned up the street," Daryl said -- meaning prior to Schedule II both Dexedrine and Ritalin, along with methamphetamine, were readily available for misuse and abuse.
That year, the federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (the Drug Enforcement Administration's predecessor agency) moved to place amphetamine (Dexedrine) and methylphenidate (Ritalin) as Schedule II controlled substances -- the tightest legal control the government can place on prescription drugs.
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