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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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"A lot of the time, a meth user will come off of the methamphetamines, try to get clean, and the severe dysfunction in their cardiovascular system really limits their ability to function in society to work, and that can lead to enhanced relapses," said Orr, director of the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport.
* Justin Wolaver, 37, of Marion, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Methamphetamines in the 500 block of East Main Street on July 9.
Thai police have seized more than 14 million methamphetamine pills worth 1.48 billion baht ($45m) that were bound for neighbouring Malaysia and beyond, authorities said on Tuesday, in one of its biggest ever drug busts.
Montana saw a 427 percent increase in methamphetamine violations from 2010-2015.
More than $1 million worth of methamphetamine was seized by Drug Enforcement Agency officers Tuesday 6 in the form of penis-shaped candles.
Methamphetamine abuse has risen dramatically in SA, particularly in the Western Cape Province and by young people of lower socioeconomic status and educational level.
He gave no numbers but said that methamphetamines, also known as ice or crystal meth, is now the preferred drug of use in Iran.
The drug-trafficking organization, led by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera, consolidated its position in recent years as the top source of methamphetamines by crushing its only competition, the Tijuana cartel.
Methamphetamine addiction; biological foundations, psychological factors, and social consequences.
Methamphetamine, a schedule II stimulant drug, is chemically related to amphetamine and has a high potential for abuse and addiction.
As an advanced practice nurse in Alabama, this writer has cared for hundreds of individuals and their families in the critical care environment who pay the physiological and psychological price for their use of methamphetamines. The majority of these cases are originated from a rural community and, if they survive, they will return home to their region.