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How Long Does Crystal Meth Stay In Your Urine
How long does crystal meth stay in your system when you smoke it need to take ua urine test on tuesday or wednesday?
Here's what to do: Kara, you've lost the ability to control your addiction, knowing you have a test that using today will cause you to fail, and planning to use anyway. Phone your counselor, acknowledge that you're helpless, and SAVE YOUR LIFE. Not everything people have told you is true, but the meth warnings mostly are true. The dead meth uses I've autopsied HAVE ripped up their flesh. Don't die like that. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Urine screen positive for Amphetamine and Methamphetamine. Is this just Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or could it also be crystal meth?
It is a sign that...: One needs to do the confirmatory test (the urine screen is only a screening test and the results need to be confirmed). Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is metabolized to (converted to) amphetamine in one's body, which will be detected by drug screens if the level is high enough. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is not metabolized to methamphetamine, which means that if meth is confirmed, it came from something else and not from Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more
What could cause me to test positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine on a urine drug test that was confirmed using gc-ms when I do NOT use drugs?
What DO you take?: Someone else's specimen may have been mislabeled as yours. Or, you may be taking a medication that is "cross-reactive" with amphetamines and caused a false-positive result. Labs usually include such cautionary information in their reports. Go over the lab report and your meds with the ordering physician. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: 24-48 hours depending on the 'dosage'.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does crystal meth stay in your system if i touched it last Saturday not knowing what it is. I had to drug test for a job today. Will it come up dirty?
No: What you described should not cause a positive drug test. ...Read more
Long/short term: Depending on the route of use, mouth, snorting or IV, you can obtain a rush in 5 minutes and sustained euphoric states up to 12 hrs. This substance is highly addictive and tolerance increases over time. Cardiovascular and other complications, let alone being an illegal substance are to be seriously considered. ...Read more
I used crystal meth yesterday. Found out I have to take a drug test within a week or two. How long does it stay in the system?
< a week:
it suggests clear by d#5. ...Read more
Crystal Meth Get Out:
Crystal meth can stay in the system for about 9 days, but may be longer if other conditions are present: kidney damage, liver damage, other drugs present in the body, or
low acid in the urine. Best idea is to avoid using meth and find a way to feel high that won't harm you or your life: exercise, etc. Seek support to find a "healthy high" right for you! ...Read more
Smoking meth: Smoked methamphetamine goes into the lungs and into pulmonary vasculature -- and then to the rest of the body including the brain. Effects typically last 2-4 hours, with residual effects up to 12 hours. It can be detectable in the body for 2-4 days after use, depending on frequency of use and other factors. Using at all can be deadly. ...Read more
far too many: Although i'm afraid I do not know the numbers, far far too many people die from using crystal meth. It is associated with stroke, heart attack, as well as global progressive failure of health. Get help. Stop. Find any way to get the support you need to get off or help others get off of this terribly addictive, damaging drug. ...Read more
Burnout!: Crystal meth super stimulates the nerve cells in your brain, depleting them completely of needed neurotransmitter molecules, making them unable to function, so you feel foggy and lethargic. Repeated use causes the neurons to overheat and die, leading to permanent mental impairments. Stop now! ...Read more
Bad things: Crystal meth is bad for you diabetic or not. Besides being illegal it is also very dangerous very addictive. Nothing good happens with crystal meth. ...Read more
Possibly: It not a sure thing, but there is a possibility you could become addicted from using meth one time, similar to cocaine. ...Read more
Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more
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
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
Meth: By far. It would be politically correct for me to tell you that both of these drugs are equally dangerous, but this is not true. Heroin will bind you to a lifelong addiction and all that is involved, but if you administer it hygienically and the dose is always correct, many users experience no problems except severe constipation and impotence. Meth is far more dangerous. Still better to do neither ...Read more
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
Several places: I agree with dr. Tripp. There is also crystal meth anonymous: http://www.Crystalmeth.Org/index.Php you can review that site for meetings that are local to you. In some cities, there are also intensive outpatient programs that combine mindfulness training with recovery from chemical dependency. These can be very effective. Support from others is absolutely needed, no matter where you go. ...Read more
How badly is a body damaged if he/she consumed crystal meth for 2 months straight and weighs 100 pounds?
Crystal meth: U need to have a complete physical exam & workup by primary care doctor before the damage extent can be determined. Hope u r seriously considering quitting & rehab. ...Read more
Is there anything you can take to make you come down quicker from smoking crystal meth to neutralize the effects?
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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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