Methylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, and levamfetamine. Effects on schizophrenic symptoms.

@article{Janowsky1976MethylphenidateDA,
  title={Methylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, and levamfetamine. Effects on schizophrenic symptoms.},
  author={David S. Janowsky and John M Davis},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1976},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={304-8}
}
Methylphenidate hydrochloride dextroamphetamine sulfate, and levamfetamine succinate have potential as pharmacologic tools for the indirect evaluation of the role of neurotransmitters in schizophrenia. In actively ill schizophrenic patients, methylphenidate administered intravenously causes a brief but clear intensification of preexisting psychotic symptoms, such as hallucinations and delusions. In our study, methylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, and levamfetamine were administered in equimolar… CONTINUE READING