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I am wondering what causes methamphetamine to be in your system when you don't do them?

I am wondering what causes methamphetamine to be in your system when you don't do them?

Nothing: But over the counter cold remedies may test positive for meth on preliminary testing. ...Read more

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Is there a way to bring someone down off of methamphetamine? I don't know all of the persons medical details, but the individual has already been up for over 24 hours and shows no signs of slowing down.

Should go to ER: If after 24 hours the person is still "speeding, " then they need professional medical help. There is nothing a lay person can do other than be there, caring and supportive. However, it is not uncommon for folks like your friend to become violent and combative, and sometimes efforts to "de-escalate" them actually makes things worse. Get them to an er for help asap. ...Read more

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Can you die from using methamphetamine?

Can you die from using 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

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What would metabolize into methamphetamine?

Selegiline: Selegiline is metabolized into methamphetamine and sometimes causes false positives on drug screens. ...Read more

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How will methamphetamine use affect the body?

How will methamphetamine use affect the body?

Many ways effect: Shortness of breath, decreased appetite, irregular heart beat and high blood pressure, increased wakefulness, increased physical activity, extreme weight loss, insomnia, confusion, irritability, anxiety and violent behavior, psychotic effects, including paranoia, hallucinations, and delusions (for example, the sensation of insects creeping under the skin). ...Read more

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Can small amounts of methamphetamine help me study?

Can small amounts of methamphetamine help me study?

Use methamphetamine: Using this drug occassionally for staying awake to study is not indicated and can be dangerous. If taken casually the medication can become addictive and is the reason why it is Controlled drug. Drink more coffee/tea. ...Read more

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Will a better purity of methamphetamine have any benefits?

Pure meth: No. All one can say is if the contaminated methamphetamine is contaminated with something really bad yeah the more pure methamphetamine will kill you less quicker. But dangerous and bad is dangerous and bad. ...Read more

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How long does it take methamphetamines to metabolize in a baby?

-2-3 days: Methamhetamine should be metabolized in 48-72 hours. Why would your baby be exposed? Stop now. ...Read more