The clinical toxicology of metamfetamine

  title={The clinical toxicology of metamfetamine},
  author={L. Schep and R. Slaughter and D. Beasley},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  pages={675 - 694}
  • L. Schep, R. Slaughter, D. Beasley
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Introduction. Metamfetamine is a highly addictive amfetamine analog that acts primarily as a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. The escalating abuse of this drug in recent years has lead to an increasing burden upon health care providers. An understanding of the drug's toxic effects and their medical treatment is therefore essential for the successful management of patients suffering this form of intoxication. Aim. The aim of this review is to summarize all main aspects of metamfetamine… CONTINUE READING
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