Substance use, health, and adverse life events amongst amphetamine-type stimulant users in north east England: a cross-sectional study - Adams EA, Spencer L, Addison M, McGovern W, Alderson H, Adley M, McGovern R, Gilvarry E, Kaner E, O'Donnell A.
Amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) are the second most commonly used class of illicit drugs globally, yet there is limited understanding of which factors contribute to different pathways of ATS use. We sought to compare current, former, and exposed non-ATS ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Amphetamine or skin cream? The impact of the sampling site on the concentration of controlled substances: a case report - Gessner L, Madea B, Maas A, Kr ämer M.
This case report demonstrates the impact of different sampling sites on the quantification of narcotic substances. In 2020, officers secured a syringe containing a light-yellow paste-like substance, for which a drug pre-test indicated a positive result for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Vallon Pharmaceuticals stock plunges 70% after ADHD drug candidate misses primary endpoint
Vallon Pharmaceuticals' stock plunged by more than 70% Monday after the Philadelphia biopharmaceutical company announced disappointing clinical trial results for its experimental treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The company's new drug candidate, ADAIR — an acronym for Abuse Deterrent Amphetamine Immediate Release — is a proprietary abuse-deterrent formulation of dextroamphetamine for the treatment of ADHD. Dextroamphetamine has been used clinically for more than 50 years.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Illicit Amphetamine Use May Increase Risk for Psychosis
Decreased risk for psychosis seen in those receiving rehabilitation treatment for amphetamine misuse during deferred prosecution (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 18, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Illicit Amphetamine Use May Increase Risk for Psychosis
FRIDAY, Feb. 18, 2022 -- Illicit amphetamine use is associated with an increased incidence of psychosis, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in Evidence-Based Mental Health. Chieh-Liang Huang, from the China Medical University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amphetamine-type stimulant use and self-harm: protocol for a systematic review of observational studies - Cumming C, Armstrong G, Borschmann R, Foulds JA, Newton-Howes G, McKetin R, Vallesi S, Preen D, Young J.
INTRODUCTION: Amphetamine type stimulant (ATS) use and self-harm are both major public health concerns globally. Use of ATS is associated with a range of health and social problems, and has been increasing internationally in the last decade. Self-harm and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tris Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Dyanavel XR (amphetamine) Once-Daily Extended-Release Oral Tablets, CII, for ADHD
In a clinical study in adults, Dyanavel XR tablets demonstrated bioequivalence to Dyanavel XR (amphetamine) extended-release oral suspension. ADHD patients taking Dyanavel XR oral suspension can conveniently switch to the same dose of Dyanavel XR... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - November 5, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The timing of clinical effects of bupropion misuse via insufflation reported to a regional poison center - McCabe DJ, McGillis E, Willenbring BA.
BACKGROUND: Bupropion is an antidepressant medication with expanding indications including smoking cessation, weight loss, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and amphetamine dependence. Despite its increasing popularity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Amphetamines and the privilege of being spared from sanction in road traffic due to medication - Mu ßhoff F, Skopp G, Madea B, Maas A.
On the one hand, amphetamine (racemic D,L-amphetamine, ratio 1:1) is used as an illegal drug; but on the other hand, especially D-amphetamine serves to treat narcolepsy and preferentially activity deficiency/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Recently, in Ger... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine and amphetamine detection, impairment, positive reporting concentrations, and Paracelsus - Brown OR.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Khat and neurobehavioral functions: a systematic review - Ahmed A, Ruiz MJ, Cohen Kadosh K, Patton R, Resurrecci ón DM.
BACKGROUND: Khat is a plant that is used for its amphetamine-like stimulant properties. However, although khat is very popular in Eastern Africa, Arabian Peninsula, and the Middle East, there is still a lack of studies researching the possible neurobehavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Determination of drugs of abuse in hair by LC-MS/MS: application to suicide attempts investigation - Cardoso MS, Lanaro R, Dolores RC, Morais DR, Arantes ACF, Oliveira KD, Costa JL.
Considering that the use of psychoactive substances (PS) is a risk factor to either higher intensity or frequency of suicidal behavior, hair analysis was conducted to investigate the most consumed PS (opiates, amphetamine stimulants, marijuana, cocaine, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The abuse characteristics of amphetamine-type stimulants in patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment and buprenorphine maintenance treatment - Liu Y, Liu N, Shen W, Li L, Zhou W, Xu L.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to retrospectively investigate the abuse characteristics of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) in patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) and buprenorphine maintenance treatment (BMT). METHOD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A Fungus Is Pushing Cicada Sex Into Hyperdrive And Leaving Them Dismembered
A fungus called Massospora produces an amphetamine in some cicadas and makes them lose control. Cicadas that are infected lose their genitals — and they don't even notice.(Image credit: Matt Kasson) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Zamora Source Type: news

Clinical effects of intravenous bupropion misuse reported to a regional poison center - McCabe DJ, McGillis E, Willenbring BA.
Bupropion is an antidepressant medication with expanding indications including smoking cessation, weight loss, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and amphetamine dependence. Despite its increasing popularity among provid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news