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Methamphetamine

methamphetamine

Basic Information

Summary

A fairly common and very strong CNS stimulant. It is sometimes prescribed in the form of desoxyn for ADHD and severe obesity. In low doses, methamphetamine can elevate mood, increase alertness, concentration, energy and reduces appetite. At higher doses, it can induce mania, psychosis and muscle degeneration among other issues. Tolerant users may report much higher doses than new users.

Stimulant

Stimulants excite the nervous system and increase physiological function.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Common

Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.

Dose

Oral
Light5-10mg
Common10-30mg
Strong20-40mg
Heavy40-100mg
Insufflated
Light5-10mg
Common10-30mg
Strong30-50mg
Heavy50mg+
Smoked
Light5-10mg
Common10-20mg
Strong30-60mg
Heavy50mg+
IV
Light5-10mg
Common10-20mg
Strong20-40mg
Heavy40mg+

Duration

Oral
Onset20-70 minutes
Duration10-12 hours
After-effects24 hours
Insufflated
Onset5-10 minutes
Duration8-10 hours
After-effects24 hours
Smoked
Onset0-2 minutes
Duration3-8 hours
After-effects24 hours
IV
Onset0-2 minutes
Duration hours
After-effects24 hours

Effects

increased energy/alertness, Decreased need for sleep, Increased sociability, mood lift, increase sexuality, Excessive talking, Decreased appetite, Weight loss, Sweating, Distrubed sleep patterns, Bruxia, Visual and audiotory hallucinations itchiness, agressiveness, moodiness, fatal kidney disorder, possible brain damage liver damage.

Aliases

meth
desoxyn
tik

Marquis

Deep reddish orange - Dark reddish brown

Avoid

Rinsing mouth with mouthwash high in alcohol due to drying effects; using sugar filled chewing gum; usage within 14 days of MAOI - Also: Just avoid meth in the first place. Please.

Bioavailability

Oral 55-62.7% | Insufflated 75-80% | Vapourized 67-90.3%.

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Interactions

No interaction information for Methamphetamine

References & Notes

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