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Dextroamphetamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dextroamphetamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.471.683.152.110.200
Unique ID
D003913
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Curban
Dexamfetamine
Dexamphetamine
Dexedrine
Dextro-Amphetamine Sulfate
DextroStat
Dextroamphetamine Sulfate
Oxydess
d-Amphetamine
d-Amphetamine Sulfate
dextro-Amphetamine
Pharm Action
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number
TZ47U051FI
Related Numbers
51-64-9
JJ768O327N
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
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Dextroamphetamine Preferred
Dexedrine Narrower
DextroStat Narrower
Oxydess Narrower
Curban Narrower
Dextroamphetamine Sulfate Narrower
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