Erowid
 
 
Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
 
amphetamines
It's Erowid's 20th Anniversary!
Help us keep going for another twenty with a small donation?
Erowid is a global information resource. We're an educational non-profit working to provide an honest look at psychoactives. Accurate info is required in order to move forward with research, drug law reform, and safer use. This work is made possible by small donations and memberships (get our newsletter!).
Amphetamine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Speed; Dex; Adderall; Dexamphetamine; Vyvanse
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant
CHEMICAL NAME
amphetamine
DESCRIPTION
Amphetamine is a strong physical and mental stimulant available widely in both prescription and street forms. It is the standard against which all other stimulants are measured.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY
2015 - Tablets imprinted with the "Captagon" logo in the Middle East generally contain amphetamine and caffeine, though "captagon" was originally a pharmaceutical brand name for a different chemical, fenethylline.