Essays Tagged: "Amphetamine"

Synthetic Drugs of Abuse

ugs followed. After a longer period fully synthetic drugs appeared. Among theese where : ephedrine, amphetamine, methamphetamine, phenylpropanoleamine (appetite suppresant), nitroglycerine and amylnit ... amine, phenylpropanoleamine (appetite suppresant), nitroglycerine and amylnitrite. Amphetamine, methamphetamine and amylnitrite were abused for their pleasant pharmacological response. Amphetamine and ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Kurt Donald Cobain's life

ist todiagnose his problem. The specialist said he was hyperactive andprescribed Ritalin, a type of amphetamine. This was the beginning of alife of drug use, abuse and dependence for Kurt.In 1975, Kur ...

(6 pages) 68 1 3.7 Jan/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Ecstasy- History, effects (positive & negative), public opinions

ould be a good name for an illegal drug. Merriam-Webster defines Ecstasy, the drug, as "a synthetic amphetamine analogue C11H15NO2 used illicitly for its mood-enhancing and hallucinogenic properties" ...

(4 pages) 102 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Ephdrine Weight Loss Supplement: Proven to be Safe

ct also has been used in Germany since 1896 and in United States since 1926 (Hobbs).Ephedrine is an amphetamine-like compounds used to control and stimulate the heart and central nervous system. The a ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

ADHD Perfect mla style

havior. These stimulant drugs include methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, and Metadate) or forms of amphetamine (Dexedrine and Adderall).My purpose today is to provide to this class the scientific bas ... or home.I. Escalating Rates of Stimulant PrescriptionStimulant drugs, including methylphenidate and amphetamine, were first approved forthe control of behavior in children during the mid-1950s. Since ...

(10 pages) 234 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

What is Ecstasy?

What is Ecstasy?In 1912, scientists created a new chemical derivative of amphetamine, 3.4-methylenedioxyemthamphetamine or MDMA, and patented it soon afterwards for use as a ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

MDMA (Ecstasy)

stasy", is often described as "a stimulant with psychedelic qualities." (Sillum 1). Similar to both amphetamine and mescaline, the user will feel an energy boost and possibly experience vivid sensual ... ese ingredients are rather harmless, ecstasy can also be cut with cough suppressants and paramethoxyamphetamine, which can be very dangerous if not fatal to the user. Ecstasy can also interact with so ...

(3 pages) 58 2 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ecstasy - Its uses, effects, and growing popularity

Ecstasy, or MDMA, which stands for methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is a psychedelic amphetamine that has become very popular over the last 20 years. It is ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Hallucinogens : effects history and lots of other things about them.

PCP) and ecstasy.Ecstasy is the most commonly used hallucinogen. Ecstasy is often referred to as an amphetamine which is any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Addictive A.D.D. - This essay depicts the negative effects Ritalin has on a mentally challenged person.

Ritalin is not a drug to be trifled with. It is an amphetamine. It is a "gateway" drug that is more powerful than marijuana and can trigger an addictio ... Physicians often tell parents that the fear of addiction is unfounded (Taylor 13).Ritalin and other amphetamines have been viewed as safe for over twenty years. However, new evidence is calling this p ... is cause for concern. First and foremost are concerns about triggering an addiction. Ritalin or any amphetamine is a more dangerous gateway or starter drug than marijuana. More and more children aged ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Nutritional Supplements

ey are added to most fat burning supplements available today. The drugs, when combined, act like an amphetamine, which is a powerful stimulant to the human body. However the EC stack, as the combo is ... wever the EC stack, as the combo is commonly called, is much weaker and has fewer side effects than amphetamines. The combo is widely used by many world-class athletes and body builders; yet, " "&brvb ...

(1 pages) 408 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Meth

Methamphetamine is an amphetamine that has been used in treating narcolepsy, Parkinson's Disease, and ob ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Who are special needs children

treme symptoms, usually before the age of 7.The most common medication for children with ADHD is an amphetamine called Ritalin, which produces a paradoxical effect. The speed stimulates the cerebral c ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Meth 2

Methamphetamine is an amphetamine that has been used in treating narcolepsy, Parkinson's Disease, and ob ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drug Testing In Public Schools

ds] lead to false positives for opiates. Cold remedies and diet pills result in false positives for amphetamine use in one third of the test samples given to 40 of the countries leading laboratories.D ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Ecstasy: The True Side Of A False Drug

ost certainly couldn't answer it accurately. Ecstasy is medically known as MDMA, (methylenedioxymethamphetamine). MDMA shares properties with both amphetamine and hallucinogenic drugs. A release of th ... es ranged from two milligrams to 149 rag. Another eight contained a mixture of substances including amphetamines, ephedrine, caffeine, and aspirin. Overall, approximately 40% of drugs sold as ecstasy ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

-1- Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born in February 20,

ing Beatle tunes, Cobain was diagnosed as a hyperactive preschooler. Doctors prescribed Ritalin, an amphetamine-based drug that often kept him awake until 4a.m." (Dougherty 41) Kurt had a sister, Kim, ...

(5 pages) 948 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Methamphetamine         Methamphetamine a drug that creates a high that makes

MethamphetamineMethamphetamine a drug that creates a high that makes the body speddy, alert, and awake i ... cold medicines. Taiwan manufactured a cold medicine that is similar to the U.S.?s Sudafed that had amphetamines in it which kept patients wide-awake from their groggy colds. Soon patients were starti ... lt better. Those who were addicted were trying to make a more potent form of the medicine, thus methamphetamine was born. With different chemicals, and extracting the pills for its amphetamine, a pure ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drugs Induced Schizophrenia

se dopamine by blocking its reuptake by the DA transporter into nerve terminals such as cocaine and amphetamine cause the positive symptoms of schizophrenia, such as increased locomotion, hallucinatio ... t straightforwardly cause schizophrenia, on the other hand, certain drugs (such as cannabis, LSD or amphetamines) may source а commotion in the brain that can trigger а primary period.Refe ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should performance enhancing drugs be illegal?

rformance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as anabolic steroids, Human Growth Hormone (HGH), Cocaine and Amphetamine have long been controversial. There has been an on-going argument supporting whether PED ...

(3 pages) 33 4 4.3 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs