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Re: uppers for not adhd Christ_empowered

Posted by undopaminergic on December 22, 2019, at 7:58:03

In reply to uppers for not adhd, posted by Christ_empowered on December 21, 2019, at 22:43:54

Thanks for the history lesson CE!

> Ritalin, focalin...probably a safer, better place to start, the US, now amphetamines dominate the Rx stimulant market. Big Pharma? consumer preferences? they work better? I have no idea. 'it is what it is...'

The amphetamines are more powerful dopamine enhancers. But also more toxic in higher doses.

> if the ritalin or focalin doesn't get the job done after pushing the dosage to a reasonable point, then I'd personally think it might be time to ask about an amphetamine.

The dose-response curve of methylphenidate (Ritalin, etc.) flattens. It's not meaningful to take more than about 108 mg/dose of Concerta because higher doses provide little (if any) more effect. I forgot... can someone convert the dose of Concerta to Ritalin IR?

> I don't know where you live, but here in the US, Biphetamine (1/2 l-amphetamine, 1/2 d-amphetamine) is now back...
> as Evekeo.

Interesting! It's also called racemic amphetamine, to distinguish it from pure d-amphetamine. It was once sold as Benzedrine.

> rarely, there's methamphetamine, Desoxyn.

Once marketed as Methedrine.





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