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Descriptor English: Dextroamphetamine
Descriptor Spanish: Dextroanfetamina
Descriptor Portuguese: Dextroanfetamina
Descriptor French: Dexamfétamine
Entry term(s): Curban
Dexamfetamine
Dexamphetamine
Dexedrine
Dextro Amphetamine Sulfate
Dextro-Amphetamine Sulfate
DextroStat
Dextroamphetamine Sulfate
Oxydess
Sulfate, Dextroamphetamine
d Amphetamine
d Amphetamine Sulfate
d-Amphetamine
d-Amphetamine Sulfate
dextro Amphetamine
dextro-Amphetamine
Tree number(s): D02.092.471.683.152.110.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003913
Scope note: The d-form of AMPHETAMINE. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a sympathomimetic. It has also been used in the treatment of narcolepsy and of attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity in children. Dextroamphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulating release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. It is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Central Nervous System Stimulants
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number: TZ47U051FI
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzeneethanamine, alpha-methyl-, (S)-
Public MeSH Note: 77; was DEXTRO AMPHETAMINE 1963-76
Online Note: use DEXTROAMPHETAMINE to search DEXTRO AMPHETAMINE 1966-76
History Note: 77; was DEXTRO AMPHETAMINE 1963-76
DeCS ID: 3934
Unique ID: D003913
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Dextroamphetamine - Preferred
Concept UI M0006134
Scope note The d-form of AMPHETAMINE. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a sympathomimetic. It has also been used in the treatment of narcolepsy and of attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity in children. Dextroamphetamine has multiple mechanisms of action including blocking uptake of adrenergics and dopamine, stimulating release of monamines, and inhibiting monoamine oxidase. It is also a drug of abuse and a psychotomimetic.
Preferred term Dextroamphetamine
Entry term(s) Dexamfetamine
Dexamphetamine
d Amphetamine
d-Amphetamine
dextro Amphetamine
dextro-Amphetamine
Dexedrine - Narrower
Concept UI M0006135
Preferred term Dexedrine
DextroStat - Narrower
Concept UI M0485039
Preferred term DextroStat
Oxydess - Narrower
Concept UI M0485038
Preferred term Oxydess
Curban - Narrower
Concept UI M0485040
Preferred term Curban
Dextroamphetamine Sulfate - Narrower
Concept UI M0006133
Preferred term Dextroamphetamine Sulfate
Entry term(s) Dextro Amphetamine Sulfate
Dextro-Amphetamine Sulfate
Sulfate, Dextroamphetamine
d Amphetamine Sulfate
d-Amphetamine Sulfate



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