Disease Information for Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
High blood pressure child
High blood pressure/sign
Irregular rhythm/heartbeat
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Sudden pallor
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Impotence, relative
Anorexia in Children
Altered taste/Taste perception
Action Tremor
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Exaggerated physiologic tremor (14Hz)
Hand tremors
Hypereactive/on exam
Stroke Syndrome Child
Tremor
Tremor,fine
Affect gay/happy inappropriate
Agitation
Delusions
Euphoria/Elated/'high' behavior/Gaiety
Hyperstimulated/Wakeful
Hypomanic state
Manic behavior
Paranoid ideation/preoccupation
Short attention span
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Pallor
Weight Loss
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Glucose, blood (Lab)
TSH/Thyroid stimulating hormone (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pheochromocytoma
Associated Disease & Complications
Amphetamine intake
Amphetamine/speed toxidrome
Cardiac arrhythmias
CVA Vascular disorders causes
Drug induced Agitation/Hyperactivity/Hypomania.
Drug Induced Choreoathetosis
Drug induced Hyperglycemia
Drug induced Hypertension.
Drug induced Impotence.
Drug induced Stroke/Cerebral ischemia/Bleed
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Hyperglycemia
Hypertension
Hypertension in a child
Hypertensive crisis/Accelerated hypertension
Hypomania
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Myoglobinuria
Psychosis
Stroke/Child
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Addiction/hallucinagen/street drug (category)
DRUG/Amphetamine-like drugs/congeners
DRUG/Amphetamines (example)
DRUG/Anorectic agent/diet medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-attention deficit medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-Narcolepsy medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-Obesity medication (ex)
DRUG/Narrow range of safety (effect/toxic)
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
DRUG/Stimulant (example)
DRUG/Tachyphylaxis occurs
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Causes Hyperthermia/Fever
TOXIN/Increases Blood Pressure
TOXIN/Rave party drug/Youth dating scene (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Amphetamine (d ), AMPHETAMINE A D, Benzeneethanamine alpha methyl (S), D amphetamine, Dexamfetamine, Dexamfetamine (substance), Dexamphetamine, dextro Amphetamine, Dextroamphetamine, Dextroamphetamine (product), Dextroamphetamine (substance), DEXTROAMPHETAMINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Adderall (Dextroamphetamine), Brand name/Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine), Brand name/Dextrostat (Dextroamphetamine), Britain-BNF/Dexamphetamine (Dexamfetamine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anorectogenic diet drug;Amphetamine is a CNS stimulant drug with Adrenergic agonist effects and all the side effects and contra-indications; used in depression and narcolepsy;with overdose pressor and toxic psychosis can occur;easy tolerance and habituation

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