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Doctor insights on: Birth Control And Crystal Meth Effects

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Well my baby be fine at birth. Smoked crystal meth 3 or 4 times before founding out I'm pregnant. Been clean since I found out recently im 5 1/2 weeks?

Well my baby be fine at birth. Smoked crystal meth 3 or 4 times before founding out I'm pregnant. Been clean since I found out recently im 5 1/2 weeks?

Stay clean: The most important thing is that you stay clean now. Join a local na support group to surround yourself with encouragement and a positive environment. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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Can I be on both Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and birth control?

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Can I be on both Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and birth control?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): As prescribed, should be ok.

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Can taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) while on birth control pills increase the risk or cause blood clots?

Can taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) while on birth control pills increase the risk or cause blood clots?

Yas/ yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): On sep, 6, 2013: 7, 405 people reported to have side effects when taking adderall. Among them, 105 people (1.42%) have blood clot in the legs.
(remember, this is of the total reports, not 1.42% of the total people. On adderall. Of these, the largest number were on yas or yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) but not on any other birth control pills. ...Read more

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How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

Cocaine vs meth: Methamphetamine is structurally similar to amphetamine and dopamine, but very different from cocaine. Cocaine is quickly removed & almost completely metabolized in the body. Meth has a longer duration of action and more of it remains unchanged in the body -- staying in the brain longer with prolonged stimulant effects. Chronic meth causes structural brain changes & emotional & cognitive problems. ...Read more

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What are the most common effects on the brain, including mood disorders, sleep, etc in a person using crystal meth for 9 months?

What are the most common effects on the brain, including mood disorders, sleep, etc in a person using crystal meth for 9 months?

Mood instability: Stop now before you create permanent changes, which can happen with chronic use. Abstinence often starts with both craving and a desire to sleep a lot. Once the fatigue is past, if it's only been 9 months, things should head back to normal. Expect some irritability at first. Just don't be tempted to treat that with meth! ...Read more

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What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?

What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?

Severe problems!: Crystal meth can cause poor growth due to restricting blood flow to the placenta. It can cause premature separation of the placenta with bleeding, premature birth and possible bleeding for the mother and baby. There is a risk of both maternal and fetal death. Meth may also cause later brain problems for the baby. There is also possible risk from lifestyle issues for women using illegal drugs. ...Read more

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Could there be any long term effects from using crystal meth once?

Could there be any long term effects from using crystal meth once?

Crystal meth: Illicit drug use can cause damage at any time during its use, whether the first time or the 100th time. As it is unpredictable, the best idea is to avoid using meth.
Even one time usage by any route can lead to paranoia, stroke and heart attack. ...Read more

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I use crystal meth&also mix norcos, Xanax, (alprazolam) somas&trazodone. I know the mixing is unsafe&I'm ok w dying but I'm wondering how meth effects the combo?

I use crystal meth&also mix norcos, Xanax, (alprazolam) somas&trazodone. I know the mixing is unsafe&I'm ok w dying but I'm wondering how meth effects the combo?

Please seek help: This pattern of multi-drug use is very dangerous. Crystal meth is the most dangerous and addictive of the medications. All of the other drugs you are using cause sedation and the meth causes excitation of the nervous system so may offset the sedation of the other drugs. Please seek help immediately. There is treatment. You do not have to die from this. ...Read more

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What are some of the known physical effects stemming from the prolonged use of crystal meth?

What are some of the known physical effects stemming from the prolonged use of crystal meth?

Ice: Also known as meth or crystal meth, can cause anorexia, flushed skin, euphoria, restlessness, heart rate & blood pressure changes, rapid breathing, blurred vision, insomnia, tremors, seizures, heart attack, agitation & aggression. ...Read more

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How to deal with crystal meth and hunger?

Get help.: See an addictions psychiatrist and enter into treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop or avoid using crystal meth?

How can I stop or avoid using crystal meth?

Work with an addicti: Specialist through your PCP, so they can monitor your progress together, and safely get you through your withdrawal. Medical supervision is strongly advised. Great to hear your willingness to get off this dangerous recreational drug, and move toward health and longevity., ...Read more

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How long could crystal meth stay in your body?

Long enough: I would worry less about how long meth stays in your body than I would be about actually using meth. Please get help w/ addiction. Aa and na are a good place to start. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

Why make&use meth: ..For as many different reasons as there are people who use drugs and alcohol. Make: to sell or use. Use: to escape life's pains, to briefly feel better, to fit in with peers. Once used, the drug can generate a powerful addiction that drives the person to find, make, use the drug at any cost, including teeth, mind, heart, skin, and life. ...Read more

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Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth?

Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth?

No: It is easy to overdose on crystal meth. It is better to never use it in the first place! ...Read more

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Are cigarettes really more dangerous than crystal meth?

Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more

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What should I exspect when I've quite smoking crystal meth 'as knowen as jib'?

Healthy longer life: Jib is just one slang term for crystal methamphetamine, and isn't any different than any other "brand" of this awful drug. What you should expect is relapse, unless you get involved in some form of support system. It is a difficult drug to quit, and congratulations on making the decision. There is no "withdrawal" syndrome, though fatigue and increased appetite and sleep may occur, lasting < 1 week. ...Read more

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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more