General Information

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

52mg of street amphetamines. US Dime for scale.

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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