An extremely addictive stimulant amphetamine drug. methamphetamine is a strong central nervous system stimulant that is mainly used as a recreational drug and less commonly as a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity.
Crank, Chalk, Crystal, Fire, Glass, Go fast, Ice, Meth, Speed.
White powder or pill; crystal meth looks like pieces of glass or shiny blue-white “rocks” of different sizes.
Swallowed, snorted, smoked, injected.
Increased wakefulness and physical activity; decreased appetite; increased breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, temperature; irregular heartbeat. Anxiety, confusion, insomnia, mood problems, violent behaviour, paranoia, hallucinations, delusions, wieght loss, severe dental problems, intense itching leading to sores from scratching. Pregnancy: premature delivery, seperation of the placenta from the uterus; low birth weight; lethargy; heart and brain problems. Risk of HIV, hepatitis and other infectious diseases from shared needles. When used in combination with alcohol it masks the depressant effect of alcohol, increasing risk of alcohol overdose; may increase blood pressure and jitters. Withdrawal symptoms include depression, anxiety, tiredness.