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methamphetamine

 [meth″am-fet´ah-mēn]
a central nervous system stimulant and pressor drug, used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Abuse may lead to dependence. See also amphetamine.

methamphetamine

(mĕth′ăm-fĕt′ə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
An amine derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant, both medically and illicitly.

methamphetamine

Speed, crank, crystal, Desoxyn Substance abuse A sympathomimetic methylated derivative of amphetamine; it is more potent in its CNS stimulatory effect and, by extension more likely to be abused; methamphetamine abuse has ↑ to epidemic proportions Abuser profile White, age 20-35, high school education Forms IV 62%, 'snorting' 18%, oral 13%, smoking 7% Used for Narcolepsy, ADD, obesity Fetal effects Prematurity, LBW. See Adam, Designer drugs, Ecstasy, Eve, 'Ice, 'Tweaking.
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Other than heroin, ketamine (22%), cough medicine (22%) and methylamphetamine abuse (13%) were also common, of which the pattern was similar to ours.
Gyger, who has no previous drug convictions, was jailed for four years after admitting producing methylamphetamine - at the time a Class B drug but now reclassified as Class A because it is so dangerous.
She warned of "very serious" consequences if methylamphetamine - known as crystal meth or "ice"-secured a hold in the UK.
Detective Chief Insp Paul Jeffrey, said after the case, the lab was believed to be the first of its Kind in YorKshire and had the "capacity to flood the streets of our region and other parts of the country with millions of pounds worth of methylamphetamine".
Mr Justice Burnett said police found Bird with plastic bags of white powder containing methamphetamine, also known as methylamphetamine, worth up to PS150, in October, 2012.
After a toxicology report, pathologist Dr Matthew Lyall found 3'4-methylenedioxy methylamphetamine toxicity - known as MDMA - as the reason for Rose's death.
He also admitted two conspiracies to supply amphetamine between January and April this year, and possessing methylamphetamine, a Class A drug, with intent to supply.
Ross, 45, admitted producing the class A drug methylamphetamine at home in Forres, Moray, when he appeared at Elgin Sheriff Court.
CRYSTAL meth, or methylamphetamine, was reclassified as a Class A drug last year.
34 In May 1960, O'Brien had his licence withdrawn after a sample taken from Chamour (a son of Chamier) following a race at the Curragh had been found to contain, in the words of the official certificate, "approximately 1/10,000th grain of an amphetamine derivative resembling methylamphetamine".
The Australian Border Force (ABF) has again supported Operation Vitreus, a week-long operation coordinated by the National Methylamphetamine Strategy Group, to target and disrupt the supply of methylamphetamine in the community.
Luke Carey, 24, admitted giving methylamphetamine to 16-year-old Poppy Rodgers at a house in York in April last year.