Methamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Methamphetamine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also used to treat obesity after other diets or medications have been tried without successful weight loss. Methamphetamine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Desoxyn is the brand name of a methamphetamine drug that works as a nervous system stimulant. It is used to treat children who suffer from exogenous obesity and ADHD. This drug acts as a substrate at the dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin neurotransmitters. It works by triggering an inflow of these neurotransmitters and enables them to remain in the body for a longer period of time.