Amphetamines
• Synthetic psychoactive drugs• Stimulants to the nervous system• Two distinct compounds• Pure dextroamphetmine• Pure levo...
• Lid poppers• Billy• Eye-openers• Pep pills• wake-ups• white crosses• whiz
• Swallow• Injected• Sniff
• Medications for :  •Obesity  • Narcolepsy  • Attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder     • Adderall     • Concerta    ...
• Short term Effects •Dry mouth •Release social inhibitions •Increase blood pressure •Heightened alertness/energy •Altered...
• Prolong abuse or abuse in high doses: • Mental illness • Difficulty breathing • Cardiac arrhythmias • You may become vio...
• Has a more profound effect on the CNS• Concentrated form     • Ice glass     • Crystal• Also called     • speed     • cr...
• Most dangerous street drug• Highly addictive• Cheap• Has no social boundaries• Once addictive to methamphetamine   • Use...
Altered state of conscious
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Altered state of conscious

  1. 1. Amphetamines
  2. 2. • Synthetic psychoactive drugs• Stimulants to the nervous system• Two distinct compounds• Pure dextroamphetmine• Pure levoamphteamine
  3. 3. • Lid poppers• Billy• Eye-openers• Pep pills• wake-ups• white crosses• whiz
  4. 4. • Swallow• Injected• Sniff
  5. 5. • Medications for : •Obesity • Narcolepsy • Attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder • Adderall • Concerta • Ritalin • Parkinson’s disease
  6. 6. • Short term Effects •Dry mouth •Release social inhibitions •Increase blood pressure •Heightened alertness/energy •Altered sexual behavior •Decreased appetite •The pupil in your eyes look wider
  7. 7. • Prolong abuse or abuse in high doses: • Mental illness • Difficulty breathing • Cardiac arrhythmias • You may become violent • Powerful cravings • Physiological and behavioral disorders
  8. 8. • Has a more profound effect on the CNS• Concentrated form • Ice glass • Crystal• Also called • speed • crank • Chalk • cristy • crystal meth
  9. 9. • Most dangerous street drug• Highly addictive• Cheap• Has no social boundaries• Once addictive to methamphetamine • Use and take more • Increase doses• Brain damage is the long term effect

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