a. Many people are familiar with the class of drugs known as CNS stimulants. Unfortunately, most people are aware of these agents because of the abuse/misuse associated with these drugs. The central nervous system stimulants do have a variety of medically approved uses. This subcourse lesson will focus on those uses.
b. This lesson will introduce you to the topic of CNS stimulants, how they act, their approved uses, and drugs representative of the drug class. Much has been written on CNS stimulants. If you wish to learn more about these agents, you should obtain an appropriate reference (see the lesson on reference selection, lesson 1 of this subcourse).
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