Methamphetamine

By Nicholas Sheffield

Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a presciption drug (Desoxyn) that can be used to treat ADHD and help patients against obesity. It is a rarely used schedule II drug, meaning it can only be prescribed without refill.

Slang Names

Methamphetamine's slang names include meth, crystal, chalk, and ice because of its white color.
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How it is used

Meth is usually smoked, snorted, or taken by injecting it mixed with water or alcohol.

Legal/Illegal

Methamphetamines are legal as presciption drugs by doctors.

Short/Long Term Effects

Short Term:Loss of appetite, increased heart rate, pupil dilation, nausea, and seizures

Long Term:Anxiety, confusion, insomnia, mood swings, excessive weight loss, paranoia, and dellusions.

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