The facts on amphetamines

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Teens and drugs: Amphetamines

Other names for amphetimines

Speed, whizz, uppers, amph, billy, sulphate.

What amphetimines look like and how they're taken

A grey or white powder that can be snorted, swallowed, smoked, injected or dissolved in a drink; or tablets which are swallowed.

The effects of amphetimines

Excitement, the mind races and users feel confident and energetic.

The health risks of amphetimines

Some users become tense and anxious and are left feeling tired and depressed for days. High doses may cause hallucinations. Regular long-term use puts a strain on the heart.

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Legal status of amphetimines

Class B (but class A if prepared for injection).

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