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Hemoptysis And Methamphetamine
Yes, and many do: All stimulants can be associated with serious adverse effects, ranging from caffeine to cocaine to methamphetamine. Heart attack and stroke, cardiac arrhythmias with heart stoppage or reduction in blood blow all can occur with any stimulant, sometimes even when used for the first time. Methamphetamine seems especially nasty, with a powerful addiction which appears to prematurely age people greatly ...Read more
Many reasons: "meth mouth" is caused by a combination of grinding teeth, dry mouth, bad oral hygiene, and increased sugared soda intake, all of which are side effects of methamphetamine addiction. Meth, like all "uppers" makes the body edgy and tight. The cost of prison dental care has exploded since meth became common. Http://www. Pbs. Org/wgbh/pages/frontline/meth/body/. ...Read more
Real speed: Desoxyn is methamphetamine. Yup the same stuff some truckers and bikers use. Although it is fda approved & can help adhd, it is rarely recommended in the usual array of medication algorithms published for this condition. The reason is it is too easily diverted to illicit use. It is also the most addictive of the adhd medications available. I always look for an alternative before prescribing this. ...Read more
Ritalin (methylphenidate): Neither. It is Methyl Phenidate.Get a more detailed answer ›
I thing so: Especialy if there was no reasons for it. ...Read more
Carefully, because: Methamphetamines constrict blood vessels & can cause prenatal "strokes" or small cystic areas in the brain, tiny fingernails & toenails, small fingers & toes, especially the 5th digits, rapid heart & respiratory rates the 1st 3 months. Calm, even sluggish 1st few mos., then hyperactive as early as 11 mos. With executive functions deficits later. Early intervention helps + no further exposure. ...Read more
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Yes, being Lisdexamphetamine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not invented yet: You should postpone a test till you are sober ...Read more
A few days: There is a difference between the half-life of the drug itself, which is only a few hours, and the ability to detect the metabolites of the drug in urine. Metabolites of many drugs can be found several days after even a single use, and may persist even longer in those who are chronic users, or use higher doses. Please refrain from this drug in pregnancy (and in general) and get help for it. ...Read more
A friend of mine is a long term methamphetamine user. How does she rehab at home? (She's more willing to do this then inpatient treatment.)
Any step: Narcotics anonymous or some other peer support group. Be there for your friend. She'll also need a counselor who's a recovered user and can see through what the drug has done to her. I am so glad she wants to rehab, and that she has you as a friend. ...Read more
If someone with ADHD smokes methamphetamine can they be charged for illegal drug use even though methamphetamine helps them with their ADHD?
Illegal is illegal: Even though methamphetamine or related drugs are sometimes prescribed for adhd, anyone using a medication that is not prescribed to them risks consequences for illegal drug use. In addition, prescribed stimulants are not intended to be smoked. If you are diagnosed with a pain condition and are found to have pain medication that is no prescribed to you, you can be charged with illegal possession. ...Read more
Iam going to get a double mastectomy in 2 weeks and I have been smoking methamphetamine will that be a problem when it comes to surgery date?
Quit doing meth now and discuss it with your anesthesiologist and surgeon.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
Why would I test positive for methamphetamine while im only on 10mg of celexa (citalopram) and 150mg of ranitidine? Nothing else. This is very concerning to me.
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