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

Study: Trout can become addicted to methamphetamines
(Natural News) A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology found that wild brown trout can become addicted to methamphetamine – a stimulant with a growing number of users worldwide. Researchers in the Czech Republic examined whether concentrations of methamphetamine and one of its byproducts, amphetamine, could be detected in the brains of brown trout.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Social isolation at adolescence: a systematic review on behaviour related to cocaine, amphetamine and nicotine use in rats and mice - Noschang C, Lampert C, Krolow R, de Almeida RMM.
Adolescence is known for its high level of risk-taking, and neurobiological alterations during this period may predispose to psychoactive drug initiation and progression into more severe use patterns. Stress is a risk factor for drug consumption, and post-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence of amphetamine-type stimulant use and related factors among methadone maintenance patients in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam: a cross-sectional study - Le NT, Khuong QL, Vu TTV, Thai TT, Le HTCH, Dao PT, Le SH, Tieu TTV, Do VD.
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of amphetamine-type stimulant use and associated factors among methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients. In 2018, a cross-sectional study was conducted on 967 MMT patients at two methadone c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Current cannabis and lifetime amphetamine use among in-school adolescents in five ASEAN countries: socio-ecological perspectives - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
The investigation aimed to estimate the prevalence of the use of cannabis in the past month and amphetamine in a lifetime and socio-ecological perspectives among in-school adolescents in five ASEAN countries. Cross-sectional survey data were analysed from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Methamphetamine deaths: changing trends and diagnostic issues - Lewis D, Kenneally M, van denHeuvel C, Byard RW.
The term 'amphetamine' refers to a class of synthetic drugs which includes methamphetamine. The latter is a globally popular drug of abuse which induces euphoria, affecting cognitive/psychomotor performance and sleep. It also provokes risk taking and viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Apple Backtracks After Popular Mac App 'Amphetamine' Threatened With Removal Over Branding
Popular Mac app "Amphetamine" will remain on the Mac App Store after reportedly being threatened with removal over its name and branding,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple will let Amphetamine app stay in the App Store after wrongly telling developer it violated App Store ru …
The developer says changing the name and logo would have damaged brand recognition (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interpreting the link value of similarity scores between illicit drug specimens through a dual approach, featuring deterministic and Bayesian frameworks - Popovic A, Morelato M, Roux C, Beavis A.
Illicit drug trafficking and in particular amphetamine-type stimulants continue to be a major problem in Australia. With the constant evolution of illicit drugs markets, it is necessary to gain as much knowledge about them to disrupt or reduce their imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Syria, Hezbollah were owners of $1 billion in amphetamine seized in Italy
Captagon is popular in the Middle East, and widespread in war-torn areas such as Syria, where conflict has fueled demand and created... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIDCR's Winter 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Winter 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR Welcomes New Director Rena D’Souza Rena N. D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, was sworn in as the director of NIDCR by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, on October 13. Prior to joining NIH, Dr. D’Souza was the assistant vice president for academic affairs and education for health s...
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 4, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Opioids, stimulants, and depressant drugs in fifteen Mexican Cities: a wastewater-based epidemiological study - Cruz-Cruz C, Yargeau V, Vida ña-Perez D, Schilmann A, Pineda MA, Lobato M, Hernández-Avila M, Villatoro JA, Barrientos-Gutierrez T.
BACKGROUND: Monitoring drug use in M éxico is a challenge due to emerging drugs and rapid changes in consumption patterns. The temporal and geographical patterns of cocaine, methamphetamine, amphetamine, MDMA, cannabis, heroin, ketamine, and fentanyl were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Does correctional supervision of amphetamine users reduce the risk of re-offending? - Weatherburn D, Yeong S.
AIM: To examine the specific deterrent effect of offender supervision on the risk of a further offence by persons convicted of amphetamine use and/or possession. DESIGN: Observational study of two groups matched on a wide range of factors using augment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Use of amphetamine-type stimulants among emergency department patients with untreated opioid use disorder - Chawarski MC, Hawk K, Edelman EJ, O'Connor P, Owens P, Martel S, Coupet E, Whiteside L, Tsui JI, Rothman R, Cowan E, Richardson L, Lyons MS, Fiellin DA, D'Onofrio G.
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Concurrent use of amphetamine-type stimulants among individuals with opioid use disorder can exacerbate social and medical harms, including overdose risk. The study evaluated rates of amphetamine-type stimulant use among patients with untr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Notes from the field: Amphetamine use among workers with severe hyperthermia - eight states, 2010-2019 - Karasick AS, Thomas RJ, Cannon DL, Fagan KM, Bray PA, Hodgson MJ, Tustin AW.
Workers can develop hyperthermia when core body temperature rises because of heat stress (environmental heat plus metabolic heat from physical activity) (1). Amphetamines are central nervous system stimulants that can induce hyperthermia independently or i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Amphetamine Use Among Workers with Severe Hyperthermia - Eight States, 2010-2019
This report describes cases of workers who developed heat-related illnesses after taking amphetamines and working in a hot environment. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Extreme Heat Heat related Illness & Injury Heat Stress MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Workplace Wellness Safety Source Type: news

Amphetamine and methamphetamine poisonings attended by emergency services: clinical characteristics and the usefulness of laboratory confirmation - Zawadzka WA.
OBJECTIVE. To determine whether clinical and toxicologic findings differed between cases of amphetamine (AMP) and methamphetamine (mAMP) poisoning attended in 2 Balearic Island hospital emergency departments. Methods. Retrospective observational study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

High Rate of Stimulant Use in Opioid ED Cases High Rate of Stimulant Use in Opioid ED Cases
Nearly 40% of hundreds of opioid abusers at several emergency departments were positive for amphetamine-type stimulants, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Analysis of amphetamine and methamphetamine contents in seized tablets from Jazan, Saudi Arabia by liquid chromatography-mass spectroscopy (LC-MS/MS) and chemometric techniques - Alhazmi HA, Ahsan W, Al Bratty M, Javed SA, El-Sharkawy KA, Khalid A, Alsalem HM, Hakami AM, Attafi MA, Oraiby ME.
A number of illegal amphetamine tablets were seized from three different cities of Jazan province of southern Saudi Arabia and were analyzed for amphetamine and methamphetamine contents using LC-MS/MS technique. Analyses were performed using a previously r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Arbor Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Filing Acceptance of New Drug Application (NDA) for AR19, an Investigational ADHD Prescription Stimulant Treatment Specifically Designed to Resist Physical Manipulation for Nonmedical Misuse or Abuse
If approved, AR19 would be the first-ever FDA-approved ADHD stimulant medication designed to resist manipulation for nonmedical use, which may help to deter misuse and abuse by intranasal, intravenous and smoking routes of administration ATLANTA, May 13... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Arbor Pharmaceuticals, amphetamine, ADHD (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Burning fat with brain-sparing amphetamines without harmful side effects
(Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia) The team of Ana Domingos, principal investigator at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ci ê ncia (IGC) and Associate Professor of the University of Oxford, together with Gon ç alo Bernardes, principal investigator at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM) and Reader at the University Cambridge, have modified amphetamine so that does not enter the brain while avoiding its known side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 13, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fatal α-PVP and amphetamine poisoning during a sauna and autoerotic practices - Lunetta P, Kriikku P, Tikka J, Ojanperä I.
We describe the sudden death of a middle-aged man while having a sauna under the influence of α-pyrrolidinovalerophenone (α-PVP) (PM blood concentration: 0.8 mg/L), amphetamine (0.34 mg/L), and other drugs (buprenorphine, benzodiazepines), and engaging... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Speeding: a review of self-reported effects of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) - Green B, Hayllar J, Anderson C.
Speeding: A review of self-reported effects of Amphetamine-type Stimulants (ATS). BACKGROUND: Despite well-publicized adverse effects, Amphetamine-type Stimulants (ATS) continue to be widely used. The self-report of ATS users provides a valuable so... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Amphetamine and methamphetamine poisonings attended in hospital emergency departments: clinical features and the usefulness of laboratory confirmation - Roset Ferrer C, Gomila Mu ñiz I, Elorza Guerrero MÁ, Puiguriguer Ferrando J, Leciñena Estean MÁ, Tuero León G, Sahuquillo Frías L, Ripoll Vera T, Socias Crespi L, Sanchís Cortés P, Barcelo Martin B.
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether clinical and toxicologic findings differed between cases of amphetamine (AMP) and methamphetamine (mAMP) poisoning attended in 2 Balearic Island hospital emergency departments. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Retrospective observatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Lannett To Commence Marketing Generic Adderall(R) XR
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 12, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE: LCI) today announced that it expects to commence marketing in the coming months a generic version of Adderall XR®, an extended-release mixed salt of ... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, Product Launch Lannett Company, Shire Plc, Adderall, amphetamine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Safety and efficacy of an on-site intensive treatment protocol for mild and moderate sympathomimetic toxicity at australian music festivals - Douglas N, Carew J, Johnson D, Green M, Wilson N, Donovan J, Mulherin T, Holbery-Morgan L, Bourke E, Smith E.
INTRODUCTION: Serotonin and sympathomimetic toxicity (SST) after ingestion of amphetamine-based drugs can lead to severe morbidity and death. There have been evaluations of the safety and efficacy of on-site treatment protocols for SST at music festivals. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Component analysis of illicit morphia tablets (clandestine laboratory preparation) using gas chromatography mass spectrometry: a case study - Usman M, Jamshaid T, Naseer A, Baig Y, Mehmood Z, Shahwar M, Akhtar S, Chaudhary MT, Sarwar M, Tahir MA.
Various synthetic or semi-synthetic drugs like cocaine, amphetamine type stimulants (ATS), and heroin are produced and processed in clandestine laboratories. Every clan lab has its own procedures and protocols for drug synthesis and processing. A drug can ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Adzenys ER (Amphetamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 24, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Family aggregation of substance use disorders: substance specific, nonspecific, and intrafamilial sources of risk - Farmer RF, Kosty DB, Seeley JR, Gau JM, Klein DN.
OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of this investigation was to evaluate substance-specific and nonspecific associations between parental and sibling histories of alcohol, cannabis, amphetamine, and hallucinogen use disorders with proband risk for these conditions... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cannabis and amphetamine use and its psychosocial correlates among school-going adolescents in Ghana - Oppong Asante K.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of cannabis and amphetamine use and to determine its associated factors among school-going adolescents in Ghana. METHOD: The 2012 Ghanaian Global School-based Student Health Survey on ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Abbott Targets Drug and Alcohol-Impaired Drivers in New Collaboration
Abbott Laboratories has developed a portable tool to help law enforcement agencies crack down on people driving under the influence. The Abbott Park, IL-based company looks to expand the reach of the diagnostic tool – SoToxa Mobile Test System- through a marketing agreement with Intoximeters. SoToxa is an oral fluid roadside testing solution that rapidly detects recent drug use. The device tests for marijuana, cocaine, opiates, methadone, amphetamine, and benzodiazepines. Abbott inherited the device when it acquired Alere in 2017 for $5.3 billion. Under the agreement, St. Louis, MO-based Intoximeters will...
Source: MDDI - August 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the link between Vyvanse and hypersexuality?
Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hypersexuality and the effects of the drug here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Prevalence and consequences of the nonmedical use of amphetamine among persons calling poison control centers - Faraone SV, Hess J, Wilens T.
OBJECTIVE: To describe consequences of the nonmedical use (NMU) of prescription amphetamines (AMPs). METHOD: Data from the U.S. National Poison Data System yielded four groups: intravenous NMU ( IV NMU) intentionally injected AMP, Nasal NMU intenti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People
Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April 2015, about 1,000 people ages 25 and younger had a health issue linked to dietary supplements. About 40% of them were categorized as severe problems, resulting in 166 hospitalizations and 22 deaths. And those numbers may only be the “tip of the iceberg,” the authors write, since many issues go unreported. Certain s...
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition onetime Source Type: news

Early contact with needle-exchange program reduces hepatitis C infection
(Karolinska Institutet) People who inject drugs and who are female, homeless or amphetamine users often share needles and syringes, and consequently run a higher risk of infection hepatitis C virus infection that affect the liver. However, as a new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden demonstrates, early contact with a needle-exchange program can have a protective effect. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mydayis (Mixed Salts of a Single-entity Amphetamine Product Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 31, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

CVS Will Only Sell Supplements That Have Been Third-Party Tested for Safety
CVS Pharmacy announced May 15 that it will only sell vitamins and supplements that have been third-party-tested for safety and label accuracy, in an effort to bring order to the notoriously under-regulated world of health and dietary aids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not vet the contents of vitamins and supplements. The agency primarily intervenes when problems are reported and a product needs to be removed from the market, so supplements can hit stores bearing their manufacturer’s unchecked claims. Studies have shown that many supplements for sale—particularly those intended for weight-loss&mdas...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized CVS Diet/Nutrition Supplements Vitamins Source Type: news

Psychosocial Interventions for Amphetamine Addiction Psychosocial Interventions for Amphetamine Addiction
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses the comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychosocial interventions for individuals with cocaine and amphetamine addiction.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In Children
(CNN) — The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms. “This new device offers a safe, non-drug option for treatment of ADHD in pediatric patients through the use of mild nerve stimulation, a first of its kind,” Carlos Peña, director of the Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices in...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN ADHD Source Type: news

In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- For adolescents and young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new-onset psychosis occurs more often with amphetamine use versus methylphenidate use, according to a study published in the March 21... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

With ADHD, amphetamine has double the psychosis risk of methylphenidate
(Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are treated with the stimulants amphetamine or methylphenidate face a small but significant risk of developing psychosis, with amphetamine products twice as likely to spark at problem, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Epidemiology of khat (Catha edulis) consumption among university students: a meta-analysis - Ayano G, Yohannis K, Abraha M.
BACKGROUND: Khat is amphetamine-like substance commonly consumed by students when they wish to study for long hours especially during examination periods. Khat consumption is associated with increased rates of cardiovascular problems, stroke, myocardial in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Amphetamine-type stimulants analysis in oral fluid based on molecularly imprinting extraction - Sorribes-Soriano A, Esteve-Turrillas FA, Armenta S, Amor ós P, Herrero-Martínez JM.
A methamphetamine-based molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) has been prepared by bulk polymerization to recognize new psychoactive substances (NPS) of the amphetamine, cathinones and 2C families in oral fluid samples, being the first precedent of a synthet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news