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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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In June 2010, a Malaysian national was arrested at the Manila airport with $ 1 million dollars worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride in his bag.
The 2009 UN World Drug Report states that "the Philippines ranks fifth in the world in terms of methamphetamine hydrochloride seizures in the last 10 years and has remained a significant source of high-potency crystalline methamphetamine used both domestically and exported to locations in East and Southeast Asia and Oceania.
Found in the car of the slain motorists were 10 kilos of high-grade "shabu," or methamphetamine hydrochloride, with an estimated street price of P90 million (Dh7.
Dealers sell methamphetamine hydrochloride in crystal form for smoking (shabu).
today announced that it has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Methamphetamine Hydrochloride Tablets, USP 5mg CII, which is therapeutically equivalent to Desoxyn(R) Tablets, 5mg of Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc.