What is it?
An amphetamine is a drug that is a stimulant to the central nervous system.
does it look like?
Amphetamines are taken in tablet and pill form.
are the street names/slang terms for it?
Uppers, ups, wake ups, black/white bennies, dexies, black beauties, jollies,
speed, meth, crank,
Crystal, ice, pep pills, copilots, bumblebees, hearts, Benzedrine, Dexedrine,
is it used?
Amphetamines are colorless and may be inhaled, injected, or swallowed.
are its short-term effects?
Short-term effects include increased talkativeness, increased aggressiveness,
increased breathing rate, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure,
reduced appetite, dilated pupils, visual hallucinations, auditory hallucinations,
compulsive, repetitive action. Other effects of large does can include
fever and sweating, dry mouth, headache, paleness, blurred vision, dizziness,
irregular heartbeat, tremors, loss of coordination, collapse.
are its long-term effects?
Possible long-term effects include tolerance and dependence, violence
and aggression, malnutrition due to suppression of appetite. Amphetamines