Definition of Methamphetamine

1. Noun. An amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant.




Definition of Methamphetamine

1. Noun. A highly addictive phenethylamine stimulant drug, similar to cocaine. Its systematic (UIPAC) name is (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine. ¹

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Definition of Methamphetamine

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Methamphetamine

1. A central nervous system stimulant and sympathomimetic with actions and uses similar to dextroamphetamine. The smokable form is a drug of abuse and is referred to as crank, crystal, crystal meth, ice, and speed. Pharmacological action: adrenergic agents, adrenergic uptake inhibitors, appetite depressants, central nervous system stimulants, dopamine agents, dopamine uptake inhibitors, sympathomimetic. Chemical name: Benzeneethanamine, N,alpha-dimethyl-, (S)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methamphetamine

methadone
methadone hydrochloride
methadones
methadons
methadyl acetate
methaemoglobin
methaemoglobinaemia
methafurylene
methallenestril
methallibure
metham sodium
methamfetamine
methamidophos
methamine
methamphetamine (current term)
methamphetamine base
methamphetamine hydrochloride
methamphetamines
methampyrone
methanal
methanals
methanamide
methanamides
methanation
methanations
methandienone
methandriol
methandrostenolone
methane

Literary usage of Methamphetamine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Identifying and Responding to New Forms of Drug Abuse: Lessons Learned from by Marcia R. Chaiken (1994)
"Increases in Popularity of Smoking Cocaine and methamphetamine The media first reported on increased smoking of crack in Manhattan and rock in Los Angeles ..."

2. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"(See Chapter 4 for a full discussion on the practical applications Figure 2-6 Comparison of Plasma Levels of methamphetamine And Cocaine After Smoking ..."

3. National Drug Control Strategy: A Ten Year Plan 1998-2007 by Barry McCaffrey (1998)
"Checking the Spread of methamphetamine The apparent decline in methamphetamine ... However, domestic manufacture and importation of methamphetamine pose a ..."

4. Homicide in Eight U. S. Cities: Trends, Context, & Policy Implications by Pamela K. Lattimore (1999)
"Homicide and Cocaine and methamphetamine Use by Male Arrestees 50-1 45- 40 - o. o ... methamphetamine markets may simply not be mature enough to mimic the ..."

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