Amphetamines

(Methamphetamine) Amphetamines are sympathomimetic with CNS stimulant and euphoric properties, their toxic side effects delirium, hypertension, seizures and hyperthermia (rhabdomyolysis and renal failure caused) are. Intoxication is treated with supportive, inter alia, with i.v. Administration of benzodiazepines (when energized, hypertension, and convulsions) and cooling measures (for hyperthermia). There is no stereotypical withdrawal symptoms. The original member of the class, amphetamine was modified by various substitutions on its phenyl ring, which…

September 3, 2018
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