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What are Amphetamines?
Prescription stimulants used to treat Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Used as a study aid, to stay awake, and to suppress appetites. Prescribed as Adderall®, Concerta®, Dexedrine®, Focalin®, Metadate®, Methylin®, Ritalin®.
Bennies, Black Beauties, Crank, Ice, Speed, Uppers.,
How are they abused?
Orally or injected. “Ice” or crystallized methamphetamine hydrochloride is smoked.
What is their effect on the body?
Similar to cocaine, but slower onset and longer duration. Increased body temperature, blood pressure and pulse rates, insomnia, loss of appetite, physical exhaustion. Chronic abuse produces a psychosis that resembles schizophrenia: paranoia, hallucinations, violent and erratic behavior. Overdose can be fatal.
What are their overdose effects?
Agitation, increased body temperature, hallucinations, convulsions, and possible death.