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Do health consequences result from methamphetamine in a fetus? If so, what happens?

Do health consequences result from methamphetamine in a fetus? If so, what happens?

No brainer: Methamphetamines during pregnancy can cause negative behavior changes in children. Taking speed while pregnant will harm your child. Please don't. ...Read more

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Will fetus test positive for methamphetamine when born if mom was clean 3 weeks?

Will fetus test positive for methamphetamine when born if mom was clean 3 weeks?

?!?: Don't mean to sound critical but that is the least of your worries if abusing amphetamines knowingly while pregnant. I would definitely tell your obstetrician and the baby's pediatrician so they can be prepared for birth and perinatal complications! ...Read more

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What can doing meth do to the fetus? She's 5 months along and is doing meth everday in very large amounts..

Get help NOW: Consequence of death or severe disability to both mom and baby. Contact social services. Do not delay, this is a true emergency, and it needs to stop now. Best of luck. ...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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What are the long term effects of methamphetamine abuse?

What are the long term effects of methamphetamine abuse?

Methamphetamine abus: Has many negative consequences, including addiction. Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disease, characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, accompanied by functional and molecular changes in the brain. In addition to being addicted to methamphetamine, chronic abusers exhibit symptoms that can include anxiety, confusion, insomnia, mood disturbances, and violent behavior. ...Read more

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I was cleaning a friends house and found something and touched it to my tongue. It ended up being crystal methamphetamine. I could feel the effects of i?

Methamphetamine: Do yourself a favor and stay away from that friend. Nobody ever sets out wanting to be an addict, but there are a few legal and illegal drugs that can hook a person with just one use. Hang around with a meth user and eventually they will want a party friend and offer you some. I have not come across a more damaging substance than this. The ingredients are poison. Stay well clear my friend. ...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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Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use? #nqlu I've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine. Will long-term use (10 years s

Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use? #nqlu I've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine. Will long-term use (10 years s

They aren't the same: Small differences in the molecules can make all the difference in the world. The is one carbon atom difference between beverage alcohol and wood alcohol, and one will cause you to go blind and can kill you with a single drink, and the other one doesn't. When taken as prescribed and monitored for side effects, adderal has been shown to be safe. Some docs give people holidays (weekends, holidays)off. ...Read more

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Are desoxyns (methamphetamine) side effects same as other ADHD meds?

Are desoxyns (methamphetamine) side effects same as other ADHD meds?

No: There are several add meds and the crossover with Desoxyn (methamphetamine) is limited. This drug was for weight loss and has no place for add. ...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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Why is methamphetamine so addictive?

Why is methamphetamine so addictive?

Imprinting: Almost all, if not all, drugs work on the brain by leaving "imprinting" - memory that affects brain structures that are responsible for indulgence. This is a very strong feeling that prompts drug users crave the drug. This creates addiction. ...Read more

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What is desoxyn (methamphetamine) for?

What is desoxyn (methamphetamine) for?

ADHD: It is primarily for use in adhd, but a physician may decide it is appropriate for other uses such as narcolepsy. ...Read more

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What long-term effects can result from meth use?

What long-term effects can result from meth use?

Meth use: Can result in psychotic behavior, hallucination and violent behavior among others. ...Read more

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Where can I buy desoxyn (methamphetamine) online?

Nowhere legally: Desoxyn (methamphetamine hydrochloride) is only available by prescription in the us. ...Read more

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Can the use of methamphetamine cause leukocytosis?

Can the use of methamphetamine cause leukocytosis?

Yes: Any stimulant, and even the hormones we produce ourselves under stress (adrenaline, noradrenaline, dopamine) can cause the release of white blood cells from the walls of our blood vessels. This occurs with cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine, and can even happen when prescription stimulants are used. It is a sign that the drug is having adverse effects on your body. Stop - get help if needed. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as methamphetamine withdrawal?

Is there such a thing as methamphetamine withdrawal?

Definitely: It includes fatigue, irritability, excessive sleep, disturbed sleep, increased appetite, depression, psychotic reactions, anxiety. ...Read more

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Can you get MRSA from heavy long term methamphetamine use?

Possibly: Mrsa is a highly resistant staph bacteria. Anyone can become infected with this. Drugs that lower your immune system, drugs that lower your inhibitions or motivations, for example to take care of yourself, can lead to infections. So taking meth itself is not going to cause mrsa, but taking meth can trigger situations of poor hygiene, close contact with others, which can cause mrsa. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do to get over methamphetamine's?

What is the best thing to do to get over methamphetamine's?

Rehab: Stop taking them and focus on drug-free healthy lifestyle. Get help from drug rehab clinic. ...Read more

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