Amphetamine

By: Vojsava Ramaj and Clarita Rodriguez

Names

  • Amp
  • Amped
  • Bennie
  • Benz
  • Pep pills
  • Thrusters
  • Lid proppers


Medical

Amphetamine is used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD). It is also used for depression and obesity.

Physical Reactions

  • risk of damage to brain cells
  • amphetamine psychosis, which includes hallucinations, paranoia and other symptoms similar to schizophrenia. This can lead to behaviour dangerous to the person and to others.
  • malnutrition, because the drug suppresses appetite
  • reduced immunity, due to malnutrition and lack of sleep
  • mood swings, depression and panic attacks
  • the need to use other drugs, such as sleeping tablets, to balance the effects of amphetamines
  • aggression and increased susceptibility to violent rages.
  • a burst of energy, making the user talkative, restless and excited
  • accelerated heart rate and breathing
  • high-blood pressure
  • dry mouth and jaw clenching
  • sweating
  • dilated pupils
  • loss of appetite.

Psychological Reactions

  • You lose your memory in short term.
  • You don't know whats going around you.
  • Lose of interest.


How to take it

You should take amphetamine by the doctor instructions. Take a dose with water.Methamphetamine comes in many forms and can be smoked, snorted, orally ingested, or injected.


Side effects

Some side effects are nervousness,restlessness,dizziness, headache, fear, anxiety, and tremor. Blood pressure and heart rate may increase.


Sign and effects of a overdose

  • People get nervous breakdowns, hard to breath,and can effect your mimic. Vomiting and stomach trouble.


Withdrawl Symptoms

  • strong urges to use amphetamines
  • mood swings
  • poor sleep
  • poor concentration
  • depression


Signs someone might be on this drug

  • Falls in sleep out of nowhere
  • Increase blood pressure
  • Dry mouth
  • Faster breathing
  • Dilated pupils
  • Increase body tempature


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Supporting stuff

NEWS

Two minor leaguers suspended for amphetamines

Reuters | May 31, 2013

The Sports Xchange Two minor leaguers suspended for amphetamines Major League Baseball announced Friday that minor league players Ryan Acosta and Chris Retherford were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Acosta is a free agent right-handed pitcher and Retherford is a free agent second baseman. They each received a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for an amphetamine. ...

NEWS

Two minor leaguers suspended for amphetamines

Reuters | May 31, 2013

The Sports Xchange Two minor leaguers suspended for amphetamines Major League Baseball announced Friday that minor league players Ryan Acosta and Chris Retherford were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Acosta is a free agent right-handed pitcher and Retherford is a free agent second baseman. They each received a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for an amphetamine. ...