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What is the definition or description of: Methamphetamine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methamphetamine allergy?

Methamphetamine: Methamphetamines are stimulant drugs. For information on adverse effects see: https://www. Drugabuse. Gov/publications/research-reports/methamphetamine/what-are-long-term-effects-methamphetamine-abuse ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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How much actifed or sudafed needs to be taken to test positive for meth? I take actifed for allergies and have tested positive before.

How much actifed or sudafed needs to be taken to test positive for meth? I take actifed for allergies and have tested positive before.

So many variables: There are so many variables that will affect the results of drug testing. In most instances letting those ordering the test know what medications you take will help them interpret the results. ...Read more

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Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth? What are long term effects of hard meth use? Can meth effect my children? Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people? So far my only source of information has bee

Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth? What are long term effects of hard meth use? Can meth effect my children? Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people? So far my only source of information has bee

It damages brain: And almost everything else. It can cause severe depression, paranoia and even psychosis, with hallucinations, delusions and agitation. Physically, it can damage the heart, with heart attacks and/or strokes, and causes severe dental and skin problems. People become completely disorganized and live their lives completely involved with the drug. It damages your children and family. Get help and stop! ...Read more

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Is smoking meth near my children, bad for his health?

Is smoking meth near my children, bad for his health?

Yes: The airborne toxins emitted anywhere near a kid will increase his/her infection rate, crib death in infants, risk of developmental delay as he/she grows. The worst thing will be to grow up believing it is normal behavior. ...Read more

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Meth exposure symptoms in children smell odor, my grandchild has metallic smell and I suspect he is being exposed to drug users?

Meth exposure symptoms in children smell odor, my grandchild has metallic smell and I suspect he is being exposed to drug users?

Suspicion: If you have reason to suspect your grandson is exposed to drug users, this is a very big problem. Child protective services needs to be aware & check out the situation. Please contact them, and share your concerns. ...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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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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What is the difference between methamphetamines and methylphenidates?

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What is the difference between methamphetamines and methylphenidates?

Stimulants: Methamphetamine (desoxyn) belongs to the amphetamine group of stimulants. It comes in 2 forms; dextro- form which is the psychostimulant, & the levo-form which is an over-the-counter nasal decongestant. Meth is highly addictive. Methylphenidate (ritalin) belong to the non-amphetamine group of stimulants. Due to ritalin's short elimination half-life, rebound symptoms are more common. ...Read more

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What symptoms of methamphetamine abuse?

What symptoms of methamphetamine abuse?

12 Panel Drug Test: Urine drug testing is a very accurate way to determine recent drug use history. It is the most common form of drug testing, used by schools, employers and families alike. A urine drug test requires collecting a small urine sample. No laboratory work is required - you can find out the results of your drug test almost instantly.
Test for up to 13 drugs: marijuana * Cocaine * opiates * methamphetam. ...Read more

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Is methamphetamine addiction very difficult to treat?

Is methamphetamine addiction very difficult to treat?

Depends...: Depends upon the personality of the addicted; speak with all involved and a great support system is very helpful. ...Read more

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How long will methamphetamine show up on a urine test?

How long will methamphetamine show up on a urine test?

As long as using.: Come on, don't try to "beat" a test. Someone is depending on you to be clean and sober. Stop now before you kill yourself or someone else, and think of the money you will save in skin problems, dental bills, and lawyer costs. You might even get to keep your job and family. Please get help and stop now. ...Read more

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What does methamphetamine abuse have on the future baby?

What does methamphetamine abuse have on the future baby?

The unknown: What are the effects of crystal meth during pregnancy on the baby exactly? Well, it not only causes the long-term neurodevelopmental problems, but also reduced motor coordination in the long-term. Research says that a developing baby is much more vulnerable to dna damage because fetuses have not yet developed the enzymes that will eventually help to protect the baby from free radicals. ...Read more

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How similar are amphetamines and methamphetamines and speed?

How similar are amphetamines and methamphetamines and speed?

BOTH ARE SAME SPEED: These are identical drugs that speed up the bodis central nervous system and that's why these are also called speed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: methamphetamine abuse?

What is the definition or description of: methamphetamine abuse?

Problematic use: Also referred to as amphetamine abuse, methamphetamine abuse is a problematic pattern of methamphetamine use leading to significant impairment or distress. Problem examples include: failure to fulfill major role obligations, repeated use when it is physically hazardous, repeated legal problems due to methamphetamine use, or continued use despite social or interpersonal problems. ...Read more

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How long does it take methamphetamine to metabolize into amphetamine?

How long does it take methamphetamine to metabolize into amphetamine?

What's it for?: Methamphetamine (desoxyn) is fda approved for adhd and short-term appetite suppression for weight loss. It is pharmacologically active, with a half-life of 4-5 hours. It is very apt to produce tolerance, addiction, misuse, and uncommonly seizures and death. Be very careful to follow doctor's orders strictly with this medication, and do not allow anyone else access to your medication. Good luck! ...Read more

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What effect does prolonged methamphetamine use have on the intestines?

What effect does prolonged methamphetamine use have on the intestines?

Probably the same...: Probably the same as on other organs: ischemic damage from constriction of blood vessels causing poor blood flow. Ischemia causes great abdominal pain in the intestines, like patients who have mesenteric ischemia but aren't meth users. Recurrently choking off the blood supply to the intestines will cause poor gut function. ...Read more

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My dr said lexapro (escitalopram) can make me drop for methamphetamine is it true?

My dr said lexapro (escitalopram) can make me drop for methamphetamine is it true?

Hope so: If you are dealing with meth habit, you may be requiring assistance with a skilled drug rehab program. The Lexapro (escitalopram) may help your depression, but more is needed to get you back on track. Have a further dialogue with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what healthy foods have similarity effects of methamphetamine I could eat?

Hey docs, what healthy foods have similarity effects of methamphetamine I could eat?

There aren't any: Foods that I know of that have stimulant effects, nor do you really want that. Stimulants are, in general, not good for us. This includes caffeine, which in low doses is pretty innocuous, but in high doses can have significant negative effects as well. They raise pulse and blood pressure, increase the chance of paranoia and aggression. If you have depression, work on getting therapy/meds. ...Read more

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How would methamphetamine show up in a urine test when you don't use drugs please explain

How would methamphetamine show up in a urine test when you don't use drugs please explain

Prob screening test: Many chemicals, including common cold remedies like sudafed, afrin and neosynephrine (phenylephrine) can show up as a positive amphetamine test on the initial screen. However, confirmatory tests (which are way more sophisticated and expensive) can tell the difference. Same is true with methamphetamine. You need to make sure there was a confirmatory test and chain-of-custody of the specimen. ...Read more

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Can there be any type of a medicinal support in regards to the addiction to methamphetamine?

Can there be any type of a medicinal support in regards to the addiction to methamphetamine?

Need recovery progrm: Best medicine for quitting meth - or any drug - is a recovery program. Chemicals will not get you off chemicals. Addiction is a disease of disconnection. Recovery is generally not possible on your own, support from others who have been there is crucial. Try aa, na, lifering, sos, and treatment programs in your area. Also, it is important to abstain from all drugs, including alcohol. ...Read more

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What are some things one may experience when recovering from an addiction to methamphetamine?

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What are some things one may experience when recovering from an addiction to methamphetamine?

Recover: Sense of well-being, productivity and boosted self-esteem and self-worth. ...Read more

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I'm taking desoxyn (methamphetamine) and want to know if you can tell me about the side effect?

I'm taking desoxyn (methamphetamine) and want to know if you can tell me about the side effect?

Desoxyn (methamphetamine) side effects: Serious side effects need emergency care are
fast pounding or uneven heart beat or feeling lightheaded or fainting increase in BP severe headache&blurred vision, it is serious side effect and calls for stoppingthe drug and seek immidiate help
other not so serious side effects are insomnia, fast heartbeat, headache/dizziness, diarrhea/constipation.Loss of appetite, impotence and lack of sex interest. ...Read more

Methamphetamine Allergy (Definition)

Methamphetamines are stimulant drugs. For information on adverse effects ...Read more