Amphetamines

Amphetamines is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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General Principles

Drugs of abuse in this class include amphetamine, methamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), and the synthetic cathinones (bath salts). MDMA is a potent inducer and/or reuptake inhibitor of presynaptic serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.

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