Definition of Dexedrine
1. Noun. An isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant.
Generic synonyms: Amphetamine, Pep Pill, Speed, Upper
Language type: Trade Name
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Literary usage of Dexedrine
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1. Prevention Plus III: Assessing Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Programs at by Jean A. Linney, Abraham Wandersman (1993)
"Benzedrine and dexedrine are a. depressants b. amphetamines c. narcotics d. barbiturates 21. Barbiturates are a. stimulants b. depressants c. ..."
2. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"Tranquilizers, such as Valium, Xanax, Librium, Ativan, other antianxiety drugs LJ1 .... LJ 2 j. Stimulants, such as the methamphetamine, "speed," Dexedrine, ..."
3. Learning Disabilities by Sharyn Neuwirth (1995)
"Studies by NIMH scientists and other researchers have shown that at least 90 percent of hyperactive children can be helped by either Ritalin or Dexedrine. ..."
4. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse: Main Findings, 1996by Angela Brittingham by Angela Brittingham (1998)
"... such as Valium, Xanax, Librium, Ativan, other antianxiety drugs LJl . . . . LJ 2 j. Stimulants, such as the methamphetamine, "speed," Dexedrine, ..."
5. Drug Abuse Curriculum for Employee Assistance Program Professionalsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Other stimulants, such as the amphetamines (Dexedrine, Methedrine) or methylphenidate (Ritalin) do not have as long a history as cocaine because they do ..."