Amphetamine (Phenaminum; list a)- a Central nervous system stimulant. Amphetamine is used to temporarily increase mental and physical performance, in the treatment of psychogenic depression, narcolepsy, alcoholic depressive illnesses, consequences of encephalitis, for stimulation generic activities, poison pills and drugs. Assign inside the 0.005-0.01 g 1-2 times a day. Higher doses: single - 0.01 grams daily - 0,02 g Possible side effects: insomnia, tachycardia, arrhythmia. With long-term use may phenomenon cumulation (see) and the development of drug dependence (addiction). Amphetamine contraindicated with liver disease, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, organic heart disease. Method of production fenamina: powder and pills to 0.01g,
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