Basic Summary for Amphetamines


Main name of condition: Amphetamines
Other names or spellings: speed

What is Amphetamines?
  Brief description of Amphetamines: Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"
  Parent types of Amphetamines: Drug abuse
How many people get Amphetamines?
  Lifetime risk of Amphetamines: 8.9% of people reported prior use of amphetamines in Australia 2001 (2001 National Drug Safety Household Survey, AIHW, May 2002)
Who gets Amphetamines?
  Patient Profile for Amphetamines: Typically young adults; also teens; but almost any age possible.
How serious is Amphetamines?
  Complications of Amphetamines: see complications of Amphetamines
What are the symptoms of Amphetamines?
  Symptoms of Amphetamines: see symptoms of Amphetamines
Last revision: May 20, 2003

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