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Doctor insights on: Orange Juice And Crystal Meth Effects

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I was curious as to the effects of orange juice or other acidic drinks high in vitamin C on the half life of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

I was curious as to the effects of orange juice or other acidic drinks high in vitamin C on the half life of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Juices in general: (especially store bought ones) have a high sugar content which may work against the goal of being less behaviorally or cognitively hyper. You would be better served by taking vitamin c tabs morning and eve. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

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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How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

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

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What are the most common effects on the brain, including mood disorders, sleep, etc in a person using crystal meth for 9 months?

What are the most common effects on the brain, including mood disorders, sleep, etc in a person using crystal meth for 9 months?

Mood instability: Stop now before you create permanent changes, which can happen with chronic use. Abstinence often starts with both craving and a desire to sleep a lot. Once the fatigue is past, if it's only been 9 months, things should head back to normal. Expect some irritability at first. Just don't be tempted to treat that with meth! ...Read more

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What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?

What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?

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

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Could there be any long term effects from using crystal meth once?

Could there be any long term effects from using crystal meth once?

Crystal meth: Illicit drug use can cause damage at any time during its use, whether the first time or the 100th time. As it is unpredictable, the best idea is to avoid using meth.
Even one time usage by any route can lead to paranoia, stroke and heart attack. ...Read more

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I use crystal meth&also mix norcos, Xanax, (alprazolam) somas&trazodone. I know the mixing is unsafe&I'm ok w dying but I'm wondering how meth effects the combo?

I use crystal meth&also mix norcos, Xanax, (alprazolam) somas&trazodone. I know the mixing is unsafe&I'm ok w dying but I'm wondering how meth effects the combo?

Please seek help: This pattern of multi-drug use is very dangerous. Crystal meth is the most dangerous and addictive of the medications. All of the other drugs you are using cause sedation and the meth causes excitation of the nervous system so may offset the sedation of the other drugs. Please seek help immediately. There is treatment. You do not have to die from this. ...Read more

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What are some of the known physical effects stemming from the prolonged use of crystal meth?

What are some of the known physical effects stemming from the prolonged use of crystal meth?

Ice: Also known as meth or crystal meth, can cause anorexia, flushed skin, euphoria, restlessness, heart rate & blood pressure changes, rapid breathing, blurred vision, insomnia, tremors, seizures, heart attack, agitation & aggression. ...Read more

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How to deal with crystal meth and hunger?

Get help.: See an addictions psychiatrist and enter into treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop or avoid using crystal meth?

How can I stop or avoid using crystal meth?

Work with an addicti: Specialist through your PCP, so they can monitor your progress together, and safely get you through your withdrawal. Medical supervision is strongly advised. Great to hear your willingness to get off this dangerous recreational drug, and move toward health and longevity., ...Read more

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How long could crystal meth stay in your body?

Long enough: I would worry less about how long meth stays in your body than I would be about actually using meth. Please get help w/ addiction. Aa and na are a good place to start. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

Why make&use meth: ..For as many different reasons as there are people who use drugs and alcohol. Make: to sell or use. Use: to escape life's pains, to briefly feel better, to fit in with peers. Once used, the drug can generate a powerful addiction that drives the person to find, make, use the drug at any cost, including teeth, mind, heart, skin, and life. ...Read more

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Is crystal meth the same as speed?

Yes: Crystal meth is methamphetamine and speed is crystal meth in its crystalline form. ...Read more

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Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth?

Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth?

No: It is easy to overdose on crystal meth. It is better to never use it in the first place! ...Read more

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Are cigarettes really more dangerous than crystal meth?

Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more

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What should I exspect when I've quite smoking crystal meth 'as knowen as jib'?

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

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How to get off crystal meth and. Get over my addicion?

Seek help: It often takes help to recover from an addiction. This could be an md, addictions therapist or 12 step program. 12 step meetings are held in every city and town. Sometimes emotional difficulties are mixed in with the addiction and your physical health can be affected. Start with a good addictions and health evaluation. Ask your md. For an thorough eval. And a referral. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the ingredients in focalin (dexmethylphenidate) and crystal meth the same?

What are the ingredients in focalin (dexmethylphenidate) and crystal meth the same?

They aren't: They are distant cousins in terms of their effects, but are completely different in their chemistry. Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is a variant of methylphenidate, which is very different from methamphetamine in terms of safety, side effects and tolerability. ...Read more

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Does crystal meth cause legs to swell?

Does crystal meth cause legs to swell?

Yes: It can. But, so can other things, so get checked by a. Doctor soon and get into rehab while you still have a chance! ...Read more

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What does crystal meth do to your teeth?

What does crystal meth do to your teeth?

Methamphetamine mouth: Broken, discolored and rotting teeth likely because the drug causes the salivary glands to dry out, which allows the mouth's acids to eat away at the tooth enamel, causing cavities. Teeth are further damaged by grinding and poor diet and poor dental hygiene. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Possibly: Li sx, et al august 2013 - just published a paper on "depression and alteration" in both the "hpa" axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis - see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/23913817

however - thyroid issues are probably the least of your worries if there is methamphetamine involved. I would get off of it or get help. ...Read more

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Can you get heartburn from smoking crystal meth?

Can you get heartburn from smoking crystal meth?

Meth: Sure u can. Be nice to your stomach. It will be nice 2u. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

It may look like it: There is a characteristic redness, swelling, of the eye lids (dermatitis) that is caused by this drug abuse. If this is associated by a lot of pain, periorbital cellutis, would have to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Can the use of Crystal meth couse external hemorrhoids?

Meth: Has a "cousin" drug that may cause hemorrhoids but that's the least of it. Meth produces central nervous system stimulation, thus the euphoria. The rest of ones life can be destroyed, social relationships, job, health, etc. Please get help for this situation now before it gets worse. You can do it. Peace and good health. Here's a link
http://www. Osteopathic. Org/inside-aoa/events/omed/news/2014-news/Pages/meth. Aspx ...Read more

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Can smoking crystal meth cause a strange vaginal discharge?

Can smoking crystal meth cause a strange vaginal discharge?

Not directly: Smoking crystal meth is very dangerous for many reasons, but it won't directly cause a vaginal discharge. What you do under the influence of crystal meth may expose you to sexually transmitted disease, however -- leading to strange vaginal discharge. ...Read more

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more