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Ritalin/Concerta/Methylphenidate is an amphetamine?

The Adderall vs. Ritalin page on Rx List gives the answer. Both Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) and Ritalin (methylphenidate) are central nervous system stimulants used to treat ...
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Can you experience withdrawal from amphetamines?

Amphetamines can definitely cause withdrawal symptoms. Like other drugs, the severity of symptoms depends on the usage pattern and the particular amphetamine. For methamphetamine, the strongest ...
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Ritalin/Concerta/Methylphenidate is an amphetamine?

I agree that the regulation is worded inappropriately, and that methylphenidate is not an amphetamine. However, I would like to provide a more thorough answer than " says so". We'...
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Can early exposure to stimulates, like ritalin, result in higher tolerance to them?

Yes, unfortunately, Ritalin produces a tolerance in individuals who take it. In the conclusion of this double blind trial, the author notes, Acute tolerance to methylphenidate appears to exist. ...
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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) - what level of respiratory dysregulation is involved and are respiratory stimulants relevant?

Although not a "respiratory stimulant" in the sense of stimulating muscles of respiratory, hypoglossal nerve stimulation devices, such as INSPIRE, can stimulate your tongue to move forward ...
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What drugs can keep you awake for long time?

The most popular drug that can keep people awake for long time is caffeine. Most caffeine pills contain a 200mg dose, about the same as the average 12-ounce cup of coffee.
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Why did the UK ban phenmetrazine?

As correctly asserted, it is banned class B stimulant un the UK. In fact it was banned in 1971 so I am unsure why you think the ban was recent. If you have social disorders and live in the UK you can ...
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The "gay bomb" and medical aphrodisiacs

PT-141 (bremelanotide) To my knowledge, PT-141 is the only substance that has shown any promise in increasing libido, and that's only in the case of women with depressed sexual response. I think ...
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