amphetamine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n amphetamine a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
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Usage

In literature:

Partly from the amphetamine-poppers under the overpass.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
Of the seniors who used amphetamines during the past year, two-thirds reported having taken them at school.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
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In news:

With a design department in just about every tactical equipment manufacturing seemingly on amphetamines, cranking out a new product just as seemingly every day, it takes some effort to quickly recognize an item that stands above others.
More NFL players testing positive for amphetamines as many blame failed tests on Adderall.
Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz suspended 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.
Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz suspended for amphetamines.
Phillies' Ruiz Suspended After Positive Test for Amphetamine.
Ruiz has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season following a positive test for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was suspended 25 games Tuesday after testing positive for amphetamines, MLB announced.
Ruiz has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season following a positive test for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
NEW YORK — More NFL players are testing positive for amphetamines, a class of substances that includes the ADHD drug Adderall.
Former major league outfielder Joey Gathright has been suspended 50 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.
'She liked to use amphetamines'.
It is closely related chemically to amphetamine, but the central nervous system effects of meth are much greater.
According to rehabs.com, in 2010, there were approximately 3,952 amphetamine related arrests in the United States, the last year this data was recorded.
According to rehabs.com(link), in 2010, there were approximately 3,952 amphetamine related arrests in the United States, the last year this data was recorded.
Mothers Against Meth-amphetamine (MAMa) is sponsoring a community event and open house , in Marshall, featuring National Methamphetamine Educator David Parnell on Tuesday October 23.
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