Desoxyn

(methamphetamine)

4.4/ 5 average rating with 19 reviewsforDesoxyn
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Helps you focus and lose weight.

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Desoxyn (methamphetamine) effectivly treats ADHD and obesity, but should not be used for long-term treatment.

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Quick facts about Desoxyn
  • Drug class: Mental health
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (methamphetamine)

Upsides

  • Is a first-choice treatment for ADHD in both adults and children.
  • Available as a generic, so it is cheaper than other brand name medications to treat ADHD.
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People’s experience with Desoxyn

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Downsides

  • Desoxyn (methamphetamine) is habit-forming and can lead to physical dependence.
  • Not carried by all pharmacies, so you may have a hard time getting this medication.
  • If you want to stop taking this medicine, talk to your doctor since suddenly stopping can cause withdrawal symptoms.
  • You'll have to check-in with your doctor often and get a new prescription monthly.
  • Only lowers appetite for the first few weeks.
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How it works

Desoxyn (methamphetamine) is a stimulant. It treats attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity by increasing norepinephrine and dopamine activity in the brain, which leads to increased alertness and decreased appetite.

Quick facts about Desoxyn
  • Drug class: Mental health
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (methamphetamine)

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People’s experience with Desoxyn

19reviews so far. What do you think?

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What to expect when you take Desoxyn (methamphetamine) for Obesity

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  • Possible side effects
  • Raised heart rate and palpitations
  • High blood pressure
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Physical dependence
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Side effect rates for Desoxyn (methamphetamine)

Risks and Warnings for Desoxyn (methamphetamine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • History of heart problems

    People taking Desoxyn (methamphetamine), even at usual doses, have had heart attacks, strokes, and sudden deaths. Anyone with a history of heart problems shouldn't take it, and people should be screened for heart problems before starting it. Watch out for unexplained fainting or chest pain that comes on with physical activity.

    This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect