Burden of disease due to amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, and opioid use disorders in South America, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 - Castaldelli-Maia JM, Wang YP, Brunoni AR, Faro A, Guimar ães RA, Lucchetti G, Martorell M, Moreira RS, Pacheco-Barrios K, Rodriguez JAB, Roever L, Silva DAS, Tovani-Palone MR, Valdez PR, Zimmermann IR, Culbreth GT, Hay SI, Murray CJL, Benseñor IM.
This study investigated the burden of disease attributable to amphetamine use disorder, cannabis use... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Association between childhood trauma, intimate partner violence, and perceived parental competence among women abusing amphetamine-type stimulant - Wahab S, Sivarajah R, Azmi AD, Chemi N, Mahadevan R.
INTRODUCTION: This cross-sectional study examines the correlation between childhood trauma, intimate partner violence (IPV), and parenting self-efficacy among women who reported using amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) in an institutional drug rehabilitatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Granules gets USFDA's nod for Amphetamine capsules
Amphetamine is bioequivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD), Adderall XR extended-release capsules of Takeda Pharmaceuticals. This product will be manufactured at Granules manufacturing facility in Chantilly, Virginia, and is expected to be launched shortly, according to a company statement shared with stock exchanges. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Does illicit amphetamine seizures quantity associated with amphetamine use disorder related admissions in Saudi Arabia? - Ramadan M, Ghulam E, Alhusseini N.
BACKGROUND: Illicit amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) trafficking activities have increased substantially in Saudi Arabia over the last 10 years. In the period 2013-2017 Saudi Arabia seized the largest quantities of amphetamine at the global level. The cur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Jordan battles influx of cheap amphetamines from neighboring Syria
In the first part of our series on the regional drug trade in the Middle East, we explored how crystal meth is affecting Iraq. In this segment, we turn our attention to Captagon, a cheap amphetamine that is popular in gulf countries. Syria has become a major producer of Captagon, sending ripple…#syria #iraq #simonafoltyn #captagon #jordan #middleeast (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Driving under the influence of amphetamine: analytical evaluation of illegal or prescription drug intake using chiral UHPLC-MS/MS - Nielsen MKK, Andersen NZ, Rasmussen BS, Johansen SS.
Differentiation between consumption of illegal and prescription drugs remains an important aspect in forensic toxicology. While illicit amphetamine is most often racemic, the medicinal drugs marketed in Denmark for the treatment of attention deficit hypera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Health and social characteristics of clients reporting amphetamine type substance use at entry to public alcohol and other drug services in New South Wales, Australia, 2016-2019 - Black E, Mammen K, Deacon RM, Ezard N, Mills L, Dunlop AJ, Montebello M, Reid D, Childs S, Bruno R, Shakeshaft A, Siefried KJ, Farrell M, Holmes J, Lintzeris N.
We describe demographic characteristics, patterns of ATS and other substance use, health and social conditions among clients entering N... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

ADHD Medication Might Help In Treating Amphetamine Addiction
A recent JAMA Psychiatry study found that an ADHD medicine called lisdexamfetamine reduced the risk of hospitalization due to amphetamine or methamphetamine addiciton by 18% and 14% for deaths caused by substance abuse disorders. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Caroline Ellison, one of the central figures behind FTX's collapse, previously tweeted that regularly using amphetamines made the'non-medicated' life seem …
FTX-linked Caroline Ellison's past tweets about 'regular amphetamine use' have resurfaced online. Ellison is the CEO of Alameda Research, the hedge fund FTX reportedly used to borrow money for bets. Amphetamines are often prescribed to treat ADHD. Old drug-related tweets posted by Caroline Ellison…#carolineellison #ellison #ftx #alameda #ftxlinkedcaroline #regularamphetamine #caroline #ftxgrouplinked #bankmanfried #adhd (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FTX-linked Caroline Ellison's amphetamine tweets have resurfaced
FTX-linked Caroline Ellison's past tweets about 'regular amphetamine use' have resurfaced online. - Ellison is the CEO of Alameda Research, the hedge fund FTX reportedly used to borrow money for bets. - Amphetamines are often prescribed to treat ADHD. Old drug-related tweets posted by Caroline…#ellison #carolineellison #ftx #alameda #ftxlinkedcaroline #caroline #regularamphetamine #ftxgrouplinked #amphetamines #bankmanfried (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's With the National Adderall Shortage?
(MedPage Today) -- Patients who rely on medication to treat their attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are struggling to fill their prescriptions because of a national shortage of amphetamine/dextroamphetamine (Adderall). On Reddit... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 19, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Announces Shortage of Adderall
FDA posted a shortage of the immediate release formulation of amphetamine mixed salts, commonly referred to by the brand name Adderall or Adderall IR. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 12, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Pre-injury stimulant use in isolated severe traumatic brain injury: effect on outcomes - Jakob DA, Lewis M, Benjamin ER, Haltmeier T, Schn üriger B, Exadaktylos AK, Demetriades D.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to assess the impact of pre-injury stimulant use (amphetamine, cocaine, methamphetamine and/or ecstasy) on outcomes after isolated severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: Retrospective 2017 TQIP study, inclu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The incidence and temporal patterns of use of amphetamine-type stimulant use in traffic-related ambulance attendances from 2015 to 2020 in Victoria, Australia - Hayley AC, Ogeil RP, Faulkner A, Beard N, Downey LA, Smith K, Lubman DI, Scott D.
OBJECTIVE: Amphetamine-type stimulants are increasingly implicated in road-trauma incidents. Although ambulances are typically first to attend these emergencies, limited research has utilised paramedic clinical data to examine the contribution of amphet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Evaluation of five drug screening devices for testing of amphetamines and methamphetamines - Iwai M, Ogawa T, Matsuo T, Kondo F, Kubo K, Seno H.
Triage ® DOA is widely used for the on-site screening of drugs of abuse. However, it often provides false positive results for amphetamine due to interference by putrefactive amines, such as 2-phenethylamine, produced by saprogenic bacteria in moderately-t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news