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Meth Warning Signs and Names
Methamphetamine or Meth is highly addicting. This article contains information on Meth warning signs and names. Find out signs of meth use or meth addiction. Also learn other street names that Meth (crystal, smokable, and green meth) goes by.
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Warning signs of Meth usage include general signs of addiction:
As for other amphetamines, meth use may be signaled by:
Hyperthermia (elevated body temperature) and convulsion can also occur, as can respiratory problems, heart problems, and blood pressure change, all of which can result in a life-threatening situation.
Another way to recognize use is if the person refers to the substance.
Meth Street Names
As is often the case with street names, some of those for meth are variations on some element of the substance’s chemical name, methamphetamine:
Another (overlapping) set have part of the sound of the name crystal from the street name crystal meth or, in the last case, jump from Christina to nicknames for that woman’s name:
Other names apply only to specific types of meth:
Other names reference other drugs, or create potential confusion of what substance is being referred to.
Meth is potentially confused with Crack Cocaine when it is called:
It is also important not to confuse methamphetamines with other drugs that have meth in their names:
Also, since, according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the name Methedrine® is used on the street to refer either to broad amphetamines (of which methamphetamine is one, but not the only one) and also to 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy), there is obviously some confusion in the identification of these substances among people who use them, and care must therefore be taken in identifying what “meth use” or “Methedrine® use” actually means.
Warning Signs and Street Names of Meth Sources:
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