“P” / Meth

The short-term and long-term impact of the individual

When taken, meth and crystal meth create a false sense of well-being and energy, and so a person will tend to push his body faster and further than it is meant to go. Thus, drug users can experience a severe “crash” or physical and mental breakdown after the effects of the drugs wear off.

Because continued use of the drug decreases natural feelings of hunger, users can experience extreme weight loss. Negative effects can also include disturbed sleep patterns, hyperactivity, nausea, delusions of power, increased aggressiveness and irritability.

Other serious effects can include insomnia, confusion, hallucinations, anxiety and paranoia. In some cases, use can cause convulsions that lead to death.

Long-term damage

In the long term, meth use can cause irreversible harm: increased heart rate and blood pressure; damaged blood vessels in the brain that can cause strokes or an irregular heartbeat that can, in turn, cause cardiovascular2 collapse or death; and liver, kidney and lung damage.

Users may suffer brain damage, including memory loss and an increasing inability to grasp abstract thoughts. Those who recover are usually subject to memory gaps and extreme mood swings.


“P” methamphetamine affects your brain. In the short term, meth causes mind and mood changes such as anxiet, euphooria, and depression. Long−ter effect can include chronic fatigue, paranoid or delusional thinking, and permanent psychological damage. The user may start bugging or fixating on a part of their body and start picking at it. They hallucinate and think they have bugs crawling user their skin.

“P” methamphetamine affects your body. Over “amping” on any type of speed is pretty risky. Creating a false sense of energy, these drugs push the body faster and further than it's meant to go. It increases the heart rate, blood pressure, and risk of stroke.

“P” methamphetamine is not what it seems. Speed drugs are not always safe. Lots of the well−known stimulants caffeine or ephedrine can cause stroke or cardiac arrest when overused or used by people with sensitivity to them. The drug can also be cut with other chemicals like Ajax, vim, talcum powder, glucose.

“P” methamphetamine can kill you. An overdose of “P” can reslut in heart failure. Long−term physical effects such as liver, kidney, and lung damage may also kill you. Even if it doesn't kill you, it can have permanent effects on the body and mind.

“P” methamphetamine causes brain damage and serious psychosis. “P” does serious damage to the brain and shows blood flow so bad that it's users brain can look like swiss cheese.



Know the law. “P” methamphetamine is illegal in New Zealand and highly dangerous.

Get the facts. The ignitable, corrosive, and toxic nature of the chemicals used to produce meth can cause fires, produce toxic vapours, and damage the enviroment.

Stay informed. To be ignorant can cost you your life. Find out accurate information for yourself.

Know the risks. There are a lot of risks associatted with using “P” methamphetamine, including:

  • “P” can cause a severe “crash” after the effects wear off.
  • “P” use can cause irreversible damage to blood vessels in the brain.
  • “P” users who inject the drug and share needles are at risk for acquiring Hepatitis C, HIV or toxaemia.


How can you tell if a friend is using “P”? It may not be easy to tell. But ther are signs you can look for. Symptoms of “P” methamphetamine use may include:


  • Inability to sleep.
  • Increased sensitivity to noise.
  • Nervous phsysical activity, like scratching.
  • Irritability, dizziness, or confusion.
  • Extreme weight loss.
  • Tremors or even convulsions.
  • Increased heart rate, blood pressure, and risk of stroke.
  • Presence of inhaling paraphernalia, such as razor blades, mirrors, and straws.
  • Presence of injecting paraphernalia, such as syringes, and spoons.
  • Light bulbs and Glass pipes.

Q & A

Question : Isn't “P” methamphetamine less harmful than cocaine, or heroin?
Answer : Some users get hooked the first time they snort, smoke, or inject meth. Because it can be made from lethal ingredients like battery acid, drain cleaner, lantern fuel, and antifreeze, there is a greater chance of suffering a heart attack, stroke, or serious brain damage with this drug than with other drugs.

Question : Isn't using P methamphetamine like using diet pills?
Answer : No. Though it is easily attainable, “P” methamphetamine is dangerous and addictive. This is nothing like the speed of old, nor is it like your grannies diet pills. P is deadly and is pure methamphetamine which can kill really easily.



To learn more about “P” methamphetamine contact Pat at Amped4Life Trust on 021461325

The bottom line : If you know someone who uses meth, urge him or her to stop or get help. If you're using meth−stop! The longer you ignore the real facts, the more chances you take with your life.

It's never too late. Talk to your parents, a doctor, a counselor, a teacher, or another adult you trust.

Do it today!

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