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Use Of Methamphetamine During Chemotherapy
Stimulants: Both amphetamines and Cocaine may have similar effects causing increased alertness, increase in heart rate and blood pressure, insomnia and decrease in appetite. When either substance loses effect, the individual may experience fatigue, irritability. An important difference is that Cocaine is habit forming and usually causes a need to increase the dose over time to get the same effect. ...Read more
Iv drug use of meth daily ,pregnant ,last mp was May,13,hcg levels were 74,114. What are the complications that can happen for the mother & baby ?
Very high risk: Methamphetamine is one of the most dangerous drugs to abuse during pregnancy. It has been linked to placenta abruption, preterm labor, growth restriction and the most serious complication of all ---fetal death. Please seek help to keep you and your baby safe. Be honest with your doctor so that treatment can be arranged for you and your baby ...Read more
Can a father's drug use during conception cause birth defects - for example cocaine, opioids, depressants, stimulants, LSD/Ecstacy?
Major drug abuse: A history of major drug abuse can cause damage to male reproductive health - but it would not be from a single use at the actual time of conception. I'd also think hard about the maturity and responsibility toward a potential child that you might expect from a man who abuses drugs enough to cause harm to his body. Creating a Life is serious business - even more than sex (which is too!) Be safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lung cancer & COPD: (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)heart attacks, strokes & bladder cancer all from ciggarettes. Xs alcohol can lead to liver cirrhosis, delerium tremens (dts) if body becomes alcohol dependent & you stop drinking for a while, esophageal varices which can result in massive vomiting of blood & death. ...Read more
NO!: Will probably do more harm than good. Needs a visit to the er, now>. ...Read more
Many issues: Certainly marijuana use can interfere with hormonal development and brain development. However, in my opinion, the biggest risk is that teens who smoke pot often move on to more significant drug use with other illicit drugs. There is also a higher risk of death/injury due to accidents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many: People use cocaine to experience an intense sense of well-being and euphoria, elevated mood, decreased fatigue and increased intensity of various experiences. However, it also raises blood pressure and pulse, and at your age can cause a heart attack or stroke as well. It is also commonly diluted or 'cut' with levamisole, a highly toxic drug that can cause lack of white blood cells&severe infection ...Read more
Many: Lung artery high pressure is one of them walk walk walk fruit veg salad fish. ...Read more
Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?
Illegal drugs: at any age can cause physical and mental problems. The younger the developing central nervous system (brain and spinal column) the more at risk one can be. Best to avoid them all and look to healthy ways to cope and recover such as exercise, good diet, positive outlook. 12 step programs help many folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Beside dependence/addiction & testosterone and hormone decreases what are the dangers/side effects of long term opiate use for chronic pain?
You hit the majors: There are also long term effects on the liver and kidneys. Long term use can also affect cognition and often lead to constipation that can lead to diverticulosis. Unfortunately these medication have a bad profile for long term use but are the only option for many patients. If the meds do not improve function and quality of life then the risks are too great. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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