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What Are the Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Methamphetamine Use?

Although methamphetamine was originally derived from amphetamines to produce pharmaceutical, prescription medications like nasal decongestants, this drug has overwhelmingly been found to be addictive and harmful for many people. Typically called...

What is the Withdrawal Timeline for Methamphetamine?

Methamphetamine is the chemical name for a potent synthetic stimulant that is often know as crystal meth or just meth. Methamphetamine is easily manufactured by private individuals who use relatively common ingredients, such...

NJ Methamphetamine Abuse Spikes

Data released by Quest Diagnostics shows a huge increase in the rate of positive tests for use of certain drugs submitted by employees at businesses across the Northeast. Methamphetamine specifically...

What Goes into Making Crystal Meth?

What is Crystal Meth (Methamphetamine)? Methamphetamine (N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine) is a powerful stimulant drug. Commonly known as crystal meth, it was developed in the 1800s and has a long history of use, both recreationally...

The Dangers of Methamphetamine Abuse

Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is an artificially manufactured drug that stimulates the central nervous system. The substance was actually developed in the 1890s and was believed to have medicinal purposes;...

Causes and Side Effects of Meth Sores, Tooth Loss, Psychosis, & Impotence

What is Meth (Methamphetamine)? Meth, also known as crystal meth or methamphetamine, is a manmade central nervous system (CNS) stimulant drug. The drug is most commonly smoked or snorted. It...

How Similar Are Methamphetamines to Amphetamines?

Methamphetamine, also known as meth, is a type of drug that stimulates the nervous system, resulting in a variety of effects that create an energetic high. Amphetamine, which is also...

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