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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 2000 Logrunner led to 357 kilos of heroin seized in Fiji, while in 2004 Outrigger shut down a crystal methanphetamine lab being operated there by a Malaysian crime group, seizing drugs and chemicals with a street value of more than NZ$800million (US$505 million).
An anonymous caller led police to a hotel room in Palm Springs, California, at the weekend where they found the actor alone with cocaine and methanphetamine, police officer Ralph Landry said.