Stimulant Addiction and Abuse in Sunderland Tyne and Wear

Learn About Stimulants


Students and athletes frequently make efforts to increase their performance by abusing Stimulants. Moreover, they are used recreationally.

Stimulants improve cognitive function and alertness by stimulating the CNS. Excitants can be illegal drugs like Cocaine or medically approved. These drugs may be taken orally, snorted or injected.

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Brands Of Prescription Stimulants

Regulated Stimulants are being used by medical practitioners to treat the symptoms of ADHD, narcolepsy and even obesity. Amphetamines and methylphenidates are the Stimulants more used. Nevertheless, amphetamines (such as Adderall) and methylphenidates (such as Ritalin) have some molecular differences which has a similar consequence when abused. According to the potency and duration required, patients are prescribed either amphetamines and methylphenidates.


Some of the most well-known prescription Stimulants include

  • Adderall - Adderall was approved in 1960 and is presently the most famous ADHD treatment drug and the most commonly prescribed amphetamine in the United States.
  • Dexedrine - also known as Dextroamphetamine or Dexamphetamine is a treatment drug used in ADHD and narcolepsy.
  • The U.S. employed this drug.
  • It was given to pilots to keep them awake in both the second world war and the Gulf War.
  • Ritalin was authorized for treatment in hyperactiveness that was seen in little children in 1955.
  • This is another variant of the Stimulants called Methylphenidate which is different from Dexedrine and Adderall.
  • Amphetamines and Methylphenidates have dissimilar molecular composition, although both have similar Stimulants consequences.
  • Concerta - This is a new drug used to treat ADHD and was only approved in the year 2000.
  • Although it has a different potency and acts for a different length of time, it is also a Methylphenidate like Ritalin.
  • Desoxyn - Desoxyn is a prescription methamphetamine.
  • It was the earliest remedy pill for obesity, which was introduced in 1947.
  • ADHD is also treated using this drug.
  • Ephedrine - this Stimulants is commonly used as a bronchodilator that widens the bronchi to aid patients with asthma and was also used to suppress appetite.
  • It is commonly used in meth labs and as it is very reachable.

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Stimulants Abuse And Effects

Classified as Schedule II drugs, these are highly regulated due to their potency for addiction while being used as treatment drugs. The use of Medicated Stimulants is violated monthly by over 900,000 US citizens.

Stimulants consequences and symptoms

  • Joyfulness
  • Declination or lack of appetite
  • Vigilance
  • Excessive talking
  • Stamina

Getting high is not always the goal of those who use Stimulants, most of the people who consume them are looking to improve their performing. The data shows more athletes and students are abusing this drug to significantly improve their capacity to perform.

An excess of dopamine, the pleasure-inducing chemical in the brain is produced by Stimulants. The brain loose is a capacity of producing dopamine in the rights quantity, after a long time of consuming Stimulants. An addiction can easily come about as a person may want to enjoy the 'feel-good' effect more often.


Unauthorised Stimulants

Crystal meth, crack and Cocaine are the generally known Stimulants sets. Stimulants ordered by a doctor have almost the same impact that these three illegal substances.