Stimulants

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Stimulants are drugs that speed up the activity of the central nervous system. Stimulants are useful in treating many medical conditions including ADHD, narcolepsy, asthma, obesity, and depression. There are several types of stimulants, including caffeine, nicotine, cocaine , amphetamines, and methamphetamines.

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Slang for stimulants

Cocaine
Coke, Snow, Nose Candy, Flake, Blow, Big C, Lady, White, and Snowbirds, Powder,

Crack Cocaine
Crack, rock, freebase, Cookie,

Amphetamines
Speed, Uppers, Ups, Black beauties, Pep pills, Co-pilots, Bumblebees, Hearts, Benzedrine, Dexedrine, Footballs, and Biphetamine

Methamphetamines
Crank, Crystal meth, Crystal methadrine, and Speed

Additional Stimulants
Ritalin, Cylert, Preludin, Didrex, Pre-State, Voranil, Sandrex, and Plegine

How is it used

As the name suggests, stimulants increase alertness, attention, and energy, as well as elevate blood pressure, heart rate, and respiration. Stimulants historically were used to treat asthma and other respiratory problems, obesity, neurological disorders, and a variety of other ailments.
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Stimulants are legal and illegal

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