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methamphetamine

(mĕth'ămfĕt`əmēn): see amphetamineamphetamine
, any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Amphetamines have stimulating effects opposite to the effects of depressants such as alcohol, narcotics, and barbiturates.
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; methedrinemethedrine
, drug of the amphetamine group. Also known as methamphetamine, it is used as a stimulant.
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Methamphetamine hydrochloride, also known as crystal methamphetamine or "shabu," and marijuana, are the two major drugs that dominate the country's illegal drug market.
Agassi last week revealed in his autobiography he had tested positive for the highly-addictive drug, crystal methamphetamine, in 1997 and then duped the Association of Tennis Professionals into believing he had taken it by accident to escape a ban.
TENNIS: Eight-time grand slam winner Andre Agassi has admitted in his autobiography that he lied to tennis authorities about his use of crystal methamphetamine in order to escape a ban.
A subsequent investigation found that the convicted felon along with her boyfriend, who was on parole for armed robbery, also had three semiautomatic weapons, an ounce of crystal methamphetamine and 900 Ecstasy pills - exactly the type of people Californians don't want to be purchasing ammunition.
This defining characteristic of crystal methamphetamine is that addiction appears to occur upon first use.
Customs officer in New Zealand have revealed that they have seized approximately one kilogram of crystal methamphetamine from a couple travelling on a flight from Hong Kong to Auckland.
HIV-positive men also reported higher rates of sildenafil, amyl nitrite (poppers) and crystal methamphetamine use than HIV-negative men.
8 percent of young adults (ages 18-26) reported use of crystal methamphetamine in the past year during 2001-2002.
Numerous studies have indicated a strong correlation between the use of prescription ED drugs like Viagra, combined with illegal substances such as crystal methamphetamine or ecstasy, and an increased risk for exposure to sexually transmitted diseases -- including HIV -- particularly among men who have sex with men.
I would like to praise the Gazette for highlighting the danger posed by crystal methamphetamine.
Crystal methamphetamine users emerged as the ATS-using group with the highest levels of daily use, poly-drug use, intravenous drug use and opioid use.
One drug, crystal methamphetamine (also known as crystal, meth, Tina, and crank) has become the premium fuel for unsafe sex.