Stimulant Addiction and Abuse in Bedfordshire Bedfordshire

Learn About Stimulants


Aiming to boost their performance, athletes and students had become common abusers of Stimulants. Moreover, they are used recreationally.

By leading to a high state of alertness and an enhanced cognitive function, Stimulants act over the body. Stimulants come in many forms such as illegal drugs like Cocaine and prescription drugs such as Adderall. These drugs may be taken orally, snorted or injected.

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Prescription Stimulants Brands And Names

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), hypersomnia and at times fatness are cured using recommended Stimulants. Amphetamines and methylphenidates are the most common prescription Stimulants. The consequences of overusing both kinds of Stimulants are almost identical, even when they are very different at a molecular level. According to the necessary lasting and power in each patient, the amphetamines and methylphenidates are ordered by doctors.


Some of the most well-known prescription Stimulants include

  • Adderall-This is the most common amphetamine in the U.S. and was first approved in 1960 for treatment of ADHD.
  • Dexedrine - also used for ADHD, has been legally available since 1976
  • The drug was used by the U.S.
  • It was given to pilots to keep them awake in both the second world war and the Gulf War.
  • Ritalin was also used for treating ADHD and narcolepsy in youngsters and was approved by the FDA in 1995.
  • The main difference among these three drugs is that Dexedrine and Adderall are amphetamines and Ritalin is a Methylphenidate.
  • Being the same Stimulants, it produces similar effects as the other aforementioned drugs.
  • Concerta - Concerta approved in 2000, is a relatively new drug used to treat ADHD.
  • Although it has a different potency and acts for a different length of time, it is also a Methylphenidate like Ritalin.
  • Desoxyn - this is a methamphetamine that is highly regulated and prescribed.
  • This was first used to treat obesity when it was first introduced in 1947.
  • It is also used to treat ADHD.
  • Ephedrine - this drug has an effect that's much like the other Stimulants although it's usually prescribed as a bronchodilator for asthma patients and to suppress appetite.
  • It is commonly used in meth labs and as it is very reachable.

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Effects Of Stimulants Abuse

Stimulants possess huge energy for obsession and misuse because the medically recommended ones are categorized as Schedule II drug below the Guarded Substances Act. Every month 900,000 people in the US overuse legal Stimulants.

Stimulants consequences and symptoms

  • Ecstasy
  • Decreased appetite
  • Alertness
  • Loquacity
  • Feeling energetic

Getting high is not always the goal of those who use Stimulants, most of the people who consume them are looking to improve their performing. As a matter of fact, athletes and students have a long history of abusing prescription Stimulants to do better than their peers.

Dopamine, which is an ecstasy-imposed chemical in the brain, is formed in huge quantity by Stimulants. The brain may lose the ability to produce dopamine in the absence of a Stimulants if the Stimulants is used regularly. The addiction will come thanks to the need of producing dopamine and feel its effect.


Stimulants That Are Illicit

Cocaine, crack, and crystal meth are the most commonly known Stimulants and are commonly abused. The medicated drugs and these Stimulants all have similar effect and symptoms.