What is it?
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 is it used?
Orally or injected. “Ice” or crystallized methamphetamine hydrochloride is smoked.
How does it affect the body?
Similar to cocaine, but slower onset and longer durationIncreased body temperature, blood pressure and pulse rates, insomnia, loss of appetite, physical exhaustionChronic abuse produces a psychosis that resembles schizophrenia: paranoia, hallucinations, violent and erratic behaviorOverdose can be fatal