Substance spotlight – Amphetamines

Drug names: meth, uppers, speed, whites, crank, crystal

What to look for: tablets of varying colors, possible chain smoking

Physical symptoms: long periods without rest or sleep, loss of appetite, anxiety, irritability, rapid speech, tremors, mood elevation

Dangers: disorientation, depression, paranoia, possible hallucinations, increase in blood pressure, fatigue

Substances & Detection Window:
Amphetamine and Methamphetamine
Urine: 1 to 3 days
up to 90 days (depending on hair length) following a pattern of repetitive use
Oral fluid: 24 to 36 hours

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