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Life in the fast lane, surely gonna crash... .

Nicknames: “speed”, crystal meth, “crank”, “rush”, Dexedrine, Ritalin, diet pills.

Methamphetamine -- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The information in the links below is available in English and Spanish (and PDF format).

Amphetamines – The National Library of Medicine

Mind over Matter — Amphetamines

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has a program for students and teachers called Mind over Matter that deals with a number of drugs. It is designed for students in grades five through nine. The links for stimulants are given below:

KCI — the Anti-Meth Site


Stimulant AND hallucinogen and one of the “Club Drugs”. Ecstasy is chemically similar to both amphetamine and mescaline (a hallucinogen). The following two papers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) provide basic information as well as recent research data.

tl;dr: the boost that rarely lasts and sure to crash.