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Some of the most commonly faked drugs include opioids such as Oxycontin, Percocet, Vicodin, and Xanax, as well as stimulants used to treat ADHD like Adderall, counterfeit versions of which can contain pure meth.

This time, he and his colleagues analyzed 17 brands of sports and weight-loss supplements sold in the United States, and they detected nine prohibited stimulants in them.

Almost half of the brands tested included more than one prohibited stimulant.

In France, ibogaine was sold and prescribed as an antidepressant and stimulant called Lambarene for more than 30 years until the 1960s, when the government outlawed the sale of ibogaine.

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In a 2017 mouse study, for example, wounds healed faster in animals that were previously exposed to an inflammatory stimulant.

Then there is the nicotine: a stimulant that for the addict also has the added effect of calming the nerves.

What's interesting about the study's finding is that it dodges the trap that snares much of the research on stimulant medication.

Because cigarettes can be either a stimulant or a relaxant, the game has two modes.

For a fuller effect, try a cup of coffee on the side, as caffeine is a traditional and effective stimulant.

This is bad news, since cortisol also acts as an appetite stimulant.

Niopo is a powerful stimulant, a small portion of it producing violent sneezing in persons unaccustomed to its use.

As, during the whole pepper-harvest, they feed wholly on this stimulant, they become exceedingly irritable.

Taken internally, camphor is a nerve stimulant, a diaphoretic and a feeble antipyretic.

But to Charity the heat was a stimulant: it enveloped the whole world in the same glow that burned at her heart.

The stick, or whip, is needed rather to indicate the precise movement desired, than as a stimulant or means of punishment.


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On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stimulant, such as: catalyst, drug, impetus, stimulus, analeptic, and bracer.

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