Desoxyn vs Methamphetamine

Desoxyn
(Rx)
Methamphetamine
(Rx)
Desoxyn is an ADHD medication and a CNS stimulant.
Methamphetamine is an ADHD medication and a CNS stimulant.
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.0
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.2
Concern level
3.6
Approval Date
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December 31, 1943
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,214 Discussions
59,835 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Narcolepsy
#4 for Obesity
Desoxyn is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Narcolepsy, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
Methamphetamine is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Narcolepsy, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Des
Euphoria
4
Neurotoxicity
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Psychosis
1
Headaches
1
Drowsiness
1
Paranoia
1
Nausea
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Dry Mouth
1
Met
Addiction
10
Euphoria
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Psychosis
2
Neurotoxicity
1
Paranoia
1
Seizures
1
Hallucinations
1
Brain Damage
1
Heart Attack
1
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Desoxyn
Des
Methamphetamine
Met
Euphoria
Des
Met
4
3
Neurotoxicity
Des
Met
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Des
Met
1
2
Psychosis
Des
Met
1
2
Headaches
Des
Met
1
0
Drowsiness
Des
Met
1
0
Paranoia
Des
Met
1
1
Nausea
Des
Met
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Des
Met
1
0
Dry Mouth
Des
Met
1
0
Addiction
Met
Des
10
0
Euphoria
Met
Des
3
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Des
2
1
Psychosis
Met
Des
2
1
Neurotoxicity
Met
Des
1
1
Paranoia
Met
Des
1
1
Seizures
Met
Des
1
0
Hallucinations
Met
Des
1
0
Brain Damage
Met
Des
1
0
Heart Attack
Met
Des
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Desoxyn during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Methamphetamine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Desoxyn and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Methamphetamine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Methamphetamine Hcl
Methamphetamine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Desoxyn and Methamphetamine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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