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Old 08-12-08, 08:05 PM
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Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

Wonder if any company out there will bring Biphetamine back? Biphetamine is a 50/50 split of d-amphetamine and l-amphetamine in capsule (extended) release form.

I suppose it would be somewhat close to what Adderall is? These pills were supposedly pretty popular back in the 60s/70s for all the wrong reasons.

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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

Doubt it, it's already on the market in a time released formula - Adderall XR . www.wikipedia.com and type in biphetamine hehe. Although Adderall is 75% d-amp/ 25% l-amp.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?


Biphetamine 12.5mg




Biphetamine 20mg (Black beauties)


These were not like Adderall. They came in a very sophistocated SR release lasting~14 hours, but became too closely associated with street use.
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Old 02-18-09, 06:53 PM
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

other than the ratio of D to L amphetamine (50/50 in Biphetamine) the only other difference would have been the release mechanism. I'm assuming they either used the old tried and true Spansule system or a polymer-matrix system.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

I thought Biphetamine also included methaqualone, a tranquilizer? So it;d be somewhat like Adderall with a downer combined.
Doubt they're gonna bring that back!

Although I myself prefer Adderall to Dexedrine because of the fact that Adderall contains the l-isomer or levoamphetamine. I wouldn't mind trying something that mixed the d-isomer and l-isomer half and half, instead of Adderall which only has 25% l-isomer.
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other than the ratio of D to L amphetamine (50/50 in Biphetamine) the only other difference would have been the release mechanism. I'm assuming they either used the old tried and true Spansule system or a polymer-matrix system.
Don't remember anything about it being time release at all. That is why 1 twenty milli tab rocked to the point it was difficult to believe they were legally prescribed. 50milligrams of dextroamphetamine does not come close to what the BB did. Perhaps some Adderal should be tried?
As memory serves it was done as half and then the other half after the first hit and that was enough for a totally sleepless night. The time release will be checked but no would be this answer.
Methaqualone in Bi's? Nope, closest was Dexamyl, a combo of dexedrine and amytal sodium,a barbiturate, but never felt the barb, just the amp. That product was time released.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

Wikipedia will redirect it to Adderall. I have no idea what biphetamine is.

An equal d- and l- composition is called racemic amphetamine and used to be called Benzedrine. I don't think there's a racemic mixture in the pharmaceutical industry, although I would be curious to try it. I imagine it would be like Adderall with worse side effects.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

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Wikipedia will redirect it to Adderall. I have no idea what biphetamine is.

An equal d- and l- composition is called racemic amphetamine and used to be called Benzedrine. I don't think there's a racemic mixture in the pharmaceutical industry, although I would be curious to try it. I imagine it would be like Adderall with worse side effects.
I'll tell you what. Biphetamine 20mg was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
In the late 60's I was diagnosed with ADD. I was not allowed in school without my daily dose. Many times I remember forgetting my med in the morning and being sent home for the day.Mom took over the dispensing giving me my "Pill" while I was in bed about 1/2 hour before I was to get up.
Many times I remember not swallowing the pill and started to dissolve in my cheek...Nasty.
Anyway in the early 70's was pulled off the med and my life changed forever. Deximil?, Ritilin and a few others were tried and nothing worked.
Biphetamine 20mg was the only thing that did the trick.A's in school, homework,chores were all done. Cub scouts and Little League baseball no longer wanted me because of my hyperactivity and lack of control and focus.
Now after many many years of taking the wrong paths in life,I have decided to try and get "well" again.
This Adderall stuff is the closest stuff I have found to match what once worked perfect, but it is weak and wears off after half a day.
I just started with the trying to rebuild myself to be a productive human at 48. Would love to hear from others who used to take the Biphetamine and what they have found to work for them. It's a shame so many abused this drug and was taken off the market. What I wouldn't give to have just a couple to take to see if in fact it still performed like it used to and if it did and was available in another country, I would move in a heartbeat.I still wonder to this day what my life would have been like if I had the focus that I had back then.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

Just wanted to bump this thread to see if any others have had experience with Biphetamine aka "black beauties", sounds like a pretty useful med lol.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

I've obviously never tried Biphetamine, though I have tried Benzedrine... yuck!
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

Great, mention some medicine I never heard of before, 3 hours later I realize I just spent an evrning in research mode.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

I recall "black beauties", "yellow jackets", and "christmas trees" from my early high school days. Not from a medicinal viewpoint, though.
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

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I thought Biphetamine also included methaqualone, a tranquilizer? So it;d be somewhat like Adderall with a downer combined.
Doubt they're gonna bring that back!

Although I myself prefer Adderall to Dexedrine because of the fact that Adderall contains the l-isomer or levoamphetamine. I wouldn't mind trying something that mixed the d-isomer and l-isomer half and half, instead of Adderall which only has 25% l-isomer.
FYI- I was doing some research and discovered that a drug, whose brand name I don't remember, was a combination of methaqualone and the components of Biphetamine. The drug combination was intended to treat headaches. I remember the package insert saying. "A low dose of methaqualone was added to avoid overstimulation from the amphetamine component." At the time I discovered this information methaqualone had been removed from the market and it was moved to Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. No better place than now to say that old saying, "All good things must come to and end."
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Re: Bring Biphetamine back to the market?

they are coming out with a drug called amphetamine polistrex... (something, a dissolvable gelatin candy make it easy
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