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  • n. A sympathomimetic drug that acts as a stimulant in the central nervous system.

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  • Stimulants are drugs that relieve mild depression, increase energy and activity, and include cocaine (coke, snow, crack), amphetamines (Desoxyn, Dexedrine), phenmetrazine

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • Nor, for whatever reason, did I ever get around to banging phenmetrazine, or Preludin, a sort of speed known on the streets as bam.

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  • Complaints and product recall - record keeping Class B includes oral amphetamines, barbitu - and arrangements for noti fi cation of competent rates, codeine, ethylmorphine, glutethimide, authority. pentazocine, phenmetrazine and pholcodine.

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