7 thoughts on “ Methamphetamine ”

  1. Methamphetamine is also indicated as a short-term (i.e., a few weeks) treatment for obesity as an adjunct in a regimen of weight reduction based on caloric restriction, for patients in whom obesity is refractory to alternative therapy, e.g., repeated diets, group programs, and other drugs.
  2. Depending on its form, methamphetamine can be swallowed, snorted or injected. Smoking the purer, crystalline form of methamphetamine, known as crystal meth, produces a very intense high similar to that produced by crack cocaine but much longer lasting.. Sharing needles, syringes or other injecting equipment, runs the risk of the injector catching or spreading viruses, such as HIV or hepatitis C.
  3. Jul 12,  · Methamphetamine is popular as a stimulant. As a stimulant, methamphetamine improves concentration, energy, and alertness while decreasing appetite and fatigue. Methamphetamines are also taken by people who are feeling depressed. They may be taken for their side effect of increasing libido and sexual pleasure.
  4. Methamphetamine is a psychostimulant often abused for the euphoric "high" it provides. Some  signs of abuse include frequent paranoia, agitation, sweating, insomnia, skin changes, weight loss and more. Abusing this powerfully addictive drug can have deadly consequences.  Stimulant dependencies rank amongst the most difficult to overcome.
  5. Jun 24,  · Methamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Methamphetamine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methamphetamine is also to treat obesity in people who have not lost weight with diets or other treatments/
  6. Jul 18,  · The use of methamphetamine, better known as crystal meth, was particularly prevalent: A pill form of the drug, Pervitin, was distributed by the millions to Wehrmacht troops before the successful Author: Sarah Pruitt.
  7. Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Also known as meth, blue, ice, and crystal, among many other terms, it takes the form of a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol. 36,

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