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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine (also known as crank or ice) has been around for many years and has been used to treat obesity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and sleepiness. Its trade names include Adipex, Desoxyn, and Methedrine. It is also a major drug of abuse and a dangerous one at that. There has been literally a torrent of meth abuse, partly because it is highly addicting and partly because it can be synthesized easily, even in your kitchen. Not only is the drug toxic, but the synthesis of it, or “cooking” as it is called, is dangerous. There are many cases of severe burns and injuries to those making the drug. This substance is most similar to amphetamine but its effects are somewhat different. Meth gets into the brain more easil....7


  

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