twitter2

facebook2

youtube2



factsheet

AMPHETAMINES
amphetamines

Dexamphetamine,*methamphetamine (crack) and benzamphetamine are powerful stimulants. Tolerance develops rapidly and users become psychologically and physically dependent on the effects of the drugs.

Signs o ntoxication: Increased alertness and energy , decrease appetite. Large doses may cause tremors, sweating, anxiety, insomnia, agitation, delusions, hallucinations, delirium seizures and coma.

Withdrawal Symptoms: Fatigue, restlessness, confusion, depression.

EFFECTS OF CHRONIC ABUSE

  • Mind & Behavior: May lead to compulsive behavior, emotional instability, paranoid delusions. May cause anorexia, severe mood swings, suicide and/or homicidal impulses, acute toxic psychosis.
  • Central Nervous System: Stimulated activity.
  • Heart & Blood: Increased blood pressure, irregular heart rate.
  • Brain: May cause permanent neural alteration and brain damage.
  • Fetus: May increase risk of birth defects especially of the heart; premature birth; low birth weight.

*ICE

"Ice" a smokeable of methamphetamine, which comes in a crystallized chunk form, is highly potent and addictive. Chronic use can result in serious psychiatric, cardiovascular, neuromuscular and metabolic disorders.

Website Poll
What Do You Think of Our Website?
What Do You Think of Our Website?
You must select at least one item to vote!
posters.jpg

Download - Tobacco Ban Images

Right-click on the image, select "save target as.." to download/save the image.


no smoking small

no smoking pc small