Methamphetamine(crystal meth ) has high potential for abuse and addiction by activating the psychological reward system via triggering a cascading release of dopamine and norepinephrine
in the brain. Methamphetamine is FDA approved for the treatment of ADHD and exogenous obesity
, dispensed in the USA under the trademark name Desoxyn.
Physical effects can include anorexia, hyperactivity, dilated pupils, flushing, restlessness, dry mouth, headache, tachycardia, bradycardia, tachypnea, hypertension
, hypotension, hyperthermia, diaphoresis, diarrhea, constipation, blurred vision
, dizziness, twitching, insomnia, numbness, palpitations, arrhythmias, tremors, dry and/or itchy skin, acne, pallor, and with chronic and/or high doses, convulsions,heart attack,stroke,and death.