Amphetamines - Research Article from Drugs and Controlled Substances Information for Students

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OFFICIAL NAMES: Amphetamine (Adderall), laevoamphetamine (Benzedrine), dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine), methamphetamine (Methedrine)

STREET NAMES: Black dex, bens, bennies, benz, black and white, blackbirds, black bombers, black Cadillacs, black mollies, blacks, blue boys, blue mollies, brain pills, brain ticklers, brownies, browns, bumblebees, chicken powder, co-pilot, coasts-to-coasts, crisscross, cross tops, dex, dexies, diamonds, diet pills, dominoes, double cross, drivers, eye openers, fives, footballs, forwards, french blues, go, greenies, head drugs, hearts, horse heads, ice, jelly baby, jugs, leapers, lid poppers, lid proppers, lightning, MAP, minibennies, morning shot, nugget, oranges, peaches, pep pills, pink hearts, pixies, rhythm, rippers, road dope, rosa, roses, snap, snow pallets, sparkle plenty, sparklers, speed, spivias, splash, splivins, sweeties, sweets, tens, thrusters, truck drivers, turnabout, uppers, uppies, wake ups, West Coast turnarounds, whiffledust

DRUG CLASSIFICATIONS: Schedule II, stimulant

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Amphetamine was first synthesized in 1886 by a German chemist, though it was not used for medical...

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