What is Methamphetamine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Desoxyn

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Methamphetamine is the generic for Desoxyn. It is used to treat ADHD.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 3 3
Attention deficit disorder 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0
Pain 1 0
Weight gain 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Methamphetamine

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 1

Why patients stopped taking Methamphetamine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Methamphetamine

Duration

Stopped taking Methamphetamine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Methamphetamine

May 6, 2009 (Started Apr 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for weight gain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Side effects: depressed mood

  • 0 helpful marks
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