Tag Archives: Amphetamines

Over the Counter Drugs and Amphetamines

Amphetamines are a group of synthetic psychoactive drugs called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. Medications containing amphetamines are prescribed for narcolepsy, obesity, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. When amphetamine was first synthesized in 1887, by the German chemist L. Edeleano, the stimulant effects were not noticed. In the early 1930s, when amphetamine’s CNS stimulant properties and… Read More »

Effects of Using Amphetamines and Marijuana Drugs on a Teen’s Health

Drug abuse among teenagers poses a serious threat to the health of the teenager that is in developmental stage. Teenage drug abuse can have negative implications on social, academic, and family relationships of the teenager. Amphetamines and Marijuana are the commonly abused drugs by Teenagers. Amphetamine abuse can have severe health effects like decreased appetite,… Read More »