History of methamphetamine

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6/1/11 How methamphetamine is Methamphetamine comes in many different forms and can be smoked, snorted, orally ingested, or injected. The drug alters moods in different ways, depending on how it is taken. Smoked : the user experiences an intense rush or flash that’s lasts only a few minutes and is described as extremely pleasurable. Snorted or orally ingested: produces euphoria- a high but not an intense rush. Snorting effects within 3 to 5 minutes. oral ingestion effects within 15 to 20 minutes. As well similar stimulants, methamphetamine
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6/1/11 History of methamphetamine Methamphetamine was first synthesized in 1887 Germany. The drug was called amphetamine and it wasn’t used until 1920’s, when it was seriously investigated as a cure against mostly everything from depression to decongestion. In the 1930’s, amphetamine was marketed as Benzedrine is an over the counter inhaler to treat nasal congestion. By 1937 amphetamine was available by prescription in
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course PHR 121 taught by Professor Witek during the Spring '10 term at Bergen Community College.

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