Three hundred and seventy-seven respondents were taking CNS stimulant medication, 116 respondents took tricyclic antidepressants, 18 respondents took caffeine stimulants and 3 respondents took the experimental drug GHB.
Chi-square analysis revealed no significant association between ADL interference ratings and CNS stimulant therapy ([chi square] = 5.
CNS stimulants have been associated with weight loss and slowing of growth rate in pediatric patients with ADHD.
CNS stimulants, including Dyanavel XR, are associated with peripheral vasculopathy, including Raynaud's phenomenon.
Compounding these events is the fact that CNS stimulants are subject to abuse (Rothman et al.
Using extensive chart reviews of medical histories, we identified two groups of patients: those reporting a "significant positive response" to CNS stimulants, and those reporting a "significant negative response" as we define in our methods below.
CNS stimulants (amphetamines and methylphenidate-containing
and other serious heart problems taking CNS stimulants at
156 5 methylphenidate) CN809 CNS Stimulants
, Other (e.
Some act as CNS stimulants
which can cause an increase in respiratory rate, heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature.
The success of CNS stimulants
in promoting wakefulness has led to both dextroamphetamine and Modafinil becoming FDA-approved for alleviating symptoms of the excessive daytime sleepiness associated with narcolepsy.
The two other treatment options are prescription medications, which are more expensive: modafinil or CNS stimulants
(most commonly amphetamines or methylphenidate).
Use of CNS stimulants
also leads to tolerance, and they have a high potential for dependence.
People who abuse CNS stimulants
or depressants give control of their bodies to the drug, sometimes with dangerous consequences.
Comment: Approval was based on two 4-week studies of almost 200 patients with narcolepsy; most were also on CNS stimulants