Tag : Methamphetamine

Cardiology

Characterization and treatment challenges of pulmonary hypertension in methamphetamine users.

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Related Articles Characterization and treatment challenges of pulmonary hypertension in methamphetamine users. Respir Med Case Rep. 2020;31:101275 Authors: Hendrickson K, Strauss W Abstract The World...
Neurology

Psychostimulant use disorder emphasizing methamphetamine and the opioid -dopamine connection: Digging out of a hypodopaminergic ditch

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Approved food and drug administration (FDA) medications to treat Psychostimulant Use Disorder (PUD) are needed. Both acute and chronic neurological deficits related to the neurophysiological...
Neurology

Illicit Drug Use Tied to Vision Loss

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New study found illicit drug use among military veterans was independently associated with increased risk for self-reported vision loss. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Sleep Disorder Drug May Be Effective for Stimulant Abuse

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Modafinil, a wakefulness-promoting agent approved for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder, shows promise in treating stimulant use disorders. Medscape Medical News...
Neurology

ADHD Boosts Risk of Early-Onset Parkinson's, Other Diseases

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Patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s and related diseases, particularly when treated with stimulants, preliminary data suggest. Medscape...
Neurology

TMS Promising for Methamphetamine Withdrawal

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Few agents are currently available to manage withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to drugs of abuse. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) might be a viable alternative,...

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