Methamphetamine Hydrochloride

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Methamphetamine hydrochloride is a central nervous system stimulant agent indicated for its anorectic effect in the management of exogenous obesity in a regimen of weight reduction based primarily on caloric restriction. It is also used in the therapy of narcolepsy and blood pressure maintenance. Being a member of the amphetamine group of sympathomimetic amines, methamphetamine is an analeptic drug in the form of crystalline hydrochloride.

Adverse reactions

Cardiovascular: tachycardia, palpitation, elevation of blood pressure.
Central nervous system: restlessness, insomnia, dizziness, euphoria, tremor, headache.
Endocrine: impotence, changes in libido.

Warnings: it has signifant potential for abuse and dependance and should be used with extreme caution.