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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