57. Treatment for Amphetamine Withdrawal1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch57

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Treatment for Amphetamine Withdrawal1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch57

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • treatment for amphetamine withdrawal;
  • treatments, effective in amphetamine withdrawal;
  • amphetamines, psychostimulants producing euphoria/treating depression;
  • amphetamine use, leading to dependence as with heroin/cocaine;
  • effectiveness of pharmacological alone or in combination, in withdrawals;
  • amineptine, limited benefits in adherence to treatment;
  • amphetamine withdrawal, and in instilling amphetamine abstinence;
  • medications for amphetamine withdrawal, increasing dopamine/norepinephrine;
  • amphetamine withdrawal, no effective treatments identified


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