What are Amphetamines?
The Amphetamine drug is a strong central nervous system stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, narcolepsy, and obesity. It is also commonly used as a recreational drug.
Amphetamine drug list
Examples of amphetamine drugs are as follows:
- Adderall XR
- Dexedrine (Dextroamphetamine)
- Dyanavel XR
Amphetamine street names
Common street names include:
- Black Beauties
- Whiz or ‘Billy whiz’
- Sulph or ‘Sulphate’
How amphetamine drugs work
Amphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant often used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy or disorders that affect sleep control and alertness. Amphetamines drugs are also employed in treating obesity, as they have been a significant ingredient in diet pills, preventing a feeling of hungry. It generally contains around 5% amphetamine sulphate if consumed as a street drug, while base speed can be at least ten times more powerful.
The drug can be taken in many ways. Generally denoted a Class B drug. However, if you prepare the substance to be injected, it becomes a Class A.
The drug is usually produced as a white, pink or yellow coloured powder, often cut with various substances. It may be available in pill form or a paste. It can also be wrapped in tiny pieces of paper called wraps. They can also be taken orally in a cigarette paper, called bombing, and snorted. It is also not unheard of to drink the substance.
The drug can affect people in different ways. Depending on your mood, personality, where you are, who you are with, and how much you have taken.
How long does amphetamine stay in your system?
Amphetamines can be detected in the hair for up to 90 days, in urine for up to four days, in the saliva for 24 to 48 hours and in the blood for four to six hours.