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What is it?
Amphetamine type stimulants encompass some of the most common, well known and used drugs including Ecstasy, Speed and Base, Ice and Methamphetamine. They are synthetic drugs meaning they are not natural and created by processing chemical ingredients.
What does it look like?
Amphetamines come in several varieties and as a result appear in different forms.
How They Are Taken
How They Work
Amphetamines affect the activity of the nervous system. They speed up the messages between the brain and the body.
Why Is It Taken? (Desired Side Effects)
Amphetamines have the potential to make people feel energetic, confident with a high sense of positive feelings like love, happiness and gratitude. These drugs are often used by those who want to dance and party all night.
Unwanted Side Effects
Long Term Side Effects
Overdose And Death