Medication and Drugs

What are methamphetamines?

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July 20, 2017 3:49AM

An amine derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant, both medically and illicitly. "Meth" is a stimulate drug that is used to let people go faster than they are normally supposed to. This drug basically speeds up your heart rate and lets you stay awake for inhuman - like periods of time. [I've edited a specific section on this answer due to the WikiAnswers Plagiarism Policy.] [I've edited out dead links and added the working addresses to the "links" section of the question.] Opinion One It doesn't matter what it is! It's illegal and can kill you so don't use it! SCARY STUFF MAN. (Never taken it, but drugs scare me)

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Facts for Parents:

Some users avoid sleep 3 to 15 days.

Other Names:

Speed, meth, crank, crystal, ice, fire, croak, crypto, white cross, glass. "Ice" is the street name for the smokeable form.

How Consumed:

Orally, injected, snorted, or smoked


Addiction, irritability, aggression, hypothermia, stroke, paranoia, psychosis, convulsions, heart and blood vessel toxicity, hallucinations, arrhythmia, formication (the sensation of insects creeping on or under your skin).

Meth is a synthetic drug that when taken effects the central nervous system. It contains toxic ingredients such as drain cleaner and lye.