Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant that is closely related to amphetamine. It is long lasting and toxic to dopamine nerve terminals in the central nervous system. It is a white, odorless, bitter-tasting powder taken orally or by snorting or injecting, or a rock “crystal” that is heated and smoked. Understanding it’s dangers might make you avoid taking it if one day you are faced with a tempting situation.
Street Names: — Speed, meth, chalk, ice, crystal, glass —