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Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with methamphetamine. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When methamphetamine side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of methamphetamine include:
(Click Methamphetamine Side Effects to learn more about specific side effects of this drug, including serious side effects to look out for. You can also read about other possible side effects by going to Methamphetamine Sexual Side Effects.)

Drug Interactions With Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine can potentially interact with a number of medicines.
(Click Drug Interactions With Methamphetamine for more information about these possible interactions.)

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Before taking methamphetamine, let your healthcare provider know if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Methamphetamine for more information on this topic, including information on who should not this medication.)
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