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Speed and Methamphetamine Drug Dangers
by Bt Bound
Written in English
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Methamphetamine is a highly addictive and powerful stimulant that impacts the central nervous system. Known by its street names like crystal and ice, this drug is a bitter-tasting, odorless, white crystalline powder that is water and alcohol soluble. This easy to read booklet provides the facts on methamphetamine including ‘speed’ and ‘ice’ – the short and long term effects on your body and life, interaction with other drugs, methamphetamine use during pregnancy, tolerance and dependence, withdrawal, overdose, driving, the law (in NSW) and telephone numbers for services in every state in Australia.
Methamphetamine (contracted from N-methylamphetamine) is a potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is mainly used as a recreational drug and less commonly as a second-line treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity. Methamphetamine was discovered in and exists as two enantiomers: levo-methamphetamine and dextro Metabolism: CYP2D6 and FMO3. Use of the illicit drug methamphetamine is a widespread public health issue in the U.S. and North America. 1 The allure of this drug is that it is cheap, easy to make, and provides a long-lasting high (e.g., 12 hours). 1, 2 Methamphetamine has a chemical structure similar to amphetamine 3 and is known by a myriad of street names, including “meth,” “speed,” “ice,” .
What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is an illegal drug in the same class as cocaine and other powerful street drugs. It has many nicknames— meth, crank, chalk or speed being the most common. (See the list of street l meth is used by individuals of all ages, but is most commonly used as a “club drug,” taken while partying in night clubs or at rave parties. Meth Addiction Statistics. Meth is a highly dangerous and addictive substance. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), million people in the United States reported using methamphetamine.. On average, people start methamphetamine for the first time around the age of
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[Mary Ann Littell] -- Examines the dangers associated with the use of methamphetamines, discussing both medical and. In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L.
White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a "wonder drug" to the current perception that it is a "scourge" of Includes bibliographical references (page 63) and index. This banner text can have : The drug causes an intense high which fades quickly.
Nearly million people reported using the drug in the past year, whilepeople reported using it in the past month. This crucial edition delves into the history of methamphetamine as a recreational drug and as a big business for criminal enterprises.
In Methamphetamine; Methamphetamine Dangers. While methamphetamine is certainly a dangerous drug, due to its highly addictive properties, the dangers of even short-term use are may not immediately recognize the symptoms of an overdose, making it even more dangerous when higher-than-tolerable doses are taken.
The National Drug Strategy Household Survey found that % of Australians aged 14 and above have ever tried methamphetamine or amphetamine (including speed, ice, base, prescription amphetamines and liquid amphetamine), and % used them in the year preceding the survey.
The Effects of Methamphetamine vs. Other Drugs. When it comes to methamphetamine—the drug commonly known as meth—there are plenty of misconceptions out there.
Many people wrongly assume it’s just another illegal drug, like marijuana, Cocaine Base (“crack”) or heroin. Get this from a library. Methamphetamine: unsafe speed. [Kim Etingoff] -- This book defines methamphetamines and discusses the dangers, legal consequences, and abuse treatment.
The dangers of chronic meth abuse can result in inflammation of the heart lining, and among users who inject the drug, damaged blood vessels and skin abscesses. Meth abusers also can have episodes of violent behavior, paranoia, anxiety, confusion, and insomnia.
This groundbreaking book detailing the newest drug scourge to hit the streets includes information on the effects of and addiction to methamphetamine on the users, their children and their communities. The comprehensive coverage here includes details of the environmental effects of meth labs, as well as photographs of the physical effects of this drug, including how.
Speed is a street name used for various stimulants, including both amphetamines and methamphetamines. Methamphetamine sold as speed and crystal methamphetamine are the same drugs, the difference is just the form they come in and how you use them. ‘Speed’ Kills: The Effect of Methamphetamine on the Human Body.
Methamphetamine, which is commonly referred to as “meth” or “speed,” is one of the most dangerous and most addictive recreational drugs. Meth’s effects cause a strain on the vital organs and increase the risk for heart attack and stroke.
Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant, and is abused by some people as a recreational drug. Crystal meth can be smoked in a small glass pipe, eaten, snorted, or 5/5. Dangers Of Meth. The dangers of meth are many. In part, meth abuse is so dangerous because this drug has an incredible ability to release dopamine in the brain, which creates intense feelings of pleasure.
It also blocks the brain's natural ability to reabsorb dopamine, creating a lasting high. Methamphetamine • January •Page 1 Methamphetamine Methamphetamine (also called meth, crystal, chalk, and ice, among other terms) is an extremely addictive stimulant drug that is chemically similar to amphetamine.
It takes the form of a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline powder. How Is Methamphetamine Abused?File Size: KB. You should not use methamphetamine if you have used a drug for depression called an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate® in the past 14 days.
Methamphetamine may cause serious heart or blood vessel problems. This may be more likely to occur in patients who have a family history of heart disease/ To sustain this free service, we receive affiliate commissions via some of our links. This doesn’t affect rankings.
Speed, otherwise known as methamphetamine (or meth), is a dangerous drug that has several devastating side effects. This unpredictable drug is often sought for its flash high but rapidly becomes an s: 6.
Sincethe Global Drug Survey has helped health care professionals and policymakers around the world understand which types of drugs are most prominent among certain populations, which drugs appear to be on the rise or on the decline, and how drug usage affects the health of populations worldwide.Methamphetamine is a schedule II narcotic by federal classification.
Its chemical makeup is n-methylphenyl-propanamine, labeled methamphetamine, methyl amphetamine, or desoxyephedrine. Methamphetamine is a highly-addictive drug that stimulates the central nervous system, being similar in effect and creation to the drug amphetamine.
Parsons focuses on three distinct methamphetamine scares: the “speed freak” alarm of the late s and early ’70s, the short-lived .