dextroamphetamine

noun dex·tro·am·phet·amine \ ˈdek-(ˌ)strō-am-ˈfe-tə-ˌmēn , -mən \

Definition of dextroamphetamine

: a drug consisting of the dextrorotatory form of amphetamine that is usually administered in the form of its sulfate (C9H13N)2·H2SO4 chiefly in the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder
Note: Dextroamphetamine is a strong stimulant of the central nervous system and is a common drug of abuse.

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1943

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dextroamphetamine

noun dex·tro·am·phet·amine \ ˌdek-(ˌ)strō-am-ˈfet-ə-ˌmēn, -mən \
variants: or chiefly British dexamphetamine play \ˌdek-sam-ˈfet-ə-ˌmēn, -mən\

medical Definition of dextroamphetamine

: a drug consisting of dextrorotatory amphetamine that is usually administered in the form of its sulfate (C9H13N)2·H2SO4, chiefly in the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder
Note: Trademarks for preparations containing dexamphetamine include Adderall and Dexedrine. It is a strong stimulant of the central nervous system and is a common drug of abuse.

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