How dexamfetamine works
One of the most prominent reasons people take dextroamphetamine without a prescription is toenhance their performance at work or school. Some high school and college students believe stimulants like dextroamphetamine will help them achieve better grades by allowing them to stay up late and focus while studying for exams or working on assignments. The active ingredient is called dexamfetamine sulfate which belongs to a group of medicines called central nervous system stimulants and is a sympathomimetic amine of the amphetamine group. Dexamfetamine stimulates both alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors. Peripheral actions include elevation of systolic and diastolic blood pressures and weak bronchodilator and respiratory stimulant action. It has pronounced stimulation of the central cortex and the respiratory and vasomotor centres. It increases motor activity, mental, wakefulness and produces euphoria.
You should not use dextroamphetamine if you have glaucoma, overactive thyroid, severe agitation, moderate to severe high blood pressure, heart disease or coronary artery disease, or a history of drug or alcohol addiction.
Dextroamphetamine may be habit-forming, and this medicine is a drug of abuse. Tell your doctor if you have had problems with drug or alcohol abuse.
Dextroamphetamine may cause new or worsening psychosis (unusual thoughts or behavior), especially if you have a history of depression, mental illness, or bipolar disorder.
You may have blood circulation problems that can cause numbness, pain, or discoloration in your fingers or toes.