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Revision as of 13:35, 12 December 2013

General Information

Amphetamine is a CNSCentral Nervous System stimulant, producing mild euphoria and an abundance of energy.

History

History and culture of amphetamines

Images

Chemical structure of amphetamine

3D model of amphetamine molecule

Dosage

(Note: Depending on purity, amphetamine dosage will vary)

Oral

Onset: 15-30 minutes

Duration: 2-4 hours

Low dose: 25-40 mg

Common (typical) dose: 40-75 mg

Strong dose: 75-125 mg

Heavy dose: 125-175 mg

Insufflated

Onset: 1-5 minutes

Duration: 2-4 hours

Low dose: 15-25 mg

Common (typical) dose: 25-40 mg

Strong dose: 40-75 mg

Heavy dose: 75-100 mg

Effects

Positive

  • Increased focus
  • Abundance of energy
  • Increased motivation

Negative

  • Racing thoughts
  • Reduced appetite
  • Flushing of the face
  • Increased body temperature
  • Tachycardia (Elevated heart rate)
  • Paranoia
  • Insomnia

After effects

  • Hangover
  • Afterglow
  • Restlessness
  • Persisting stimulation (5-15 hours after last dose.)

Harm Reduction

  • Avoid driving and operating heavy machinery
  • Recommended time (pauses) between using the substance

Detection Times

  • Blood: 12 hours
  • Hair: 90 days
  • Saliva: 3 days
  • Urine: 1-4 days

Legal Status

  • Canada: Schedule I
  • Great Britain: Class B
  • Thailand: Category 1

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