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Overdose

People who take too much methamphetamine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Hyperactivity (trouble sitting still)
  • Fast breathing
  • High blood pressure or low blood pressure
  • Changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Confusion
  • Fever
  • Muscle pains
  • Shakiness
  • Aggressiveness
  • Hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not really there)
  • Seizures
  • Loss of life.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Methamphetamine Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Methods

The tablets should be stored at room temperature away from moisture or heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container.
 
As with all medications, keep methamphetamine out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your methamphetamine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule.
 

Strengths of Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine tablets are available in one strength -- methamphetamine 5 mg tablets.
 

Generic Methamphetamine

Currently, this medication is available in generic form, available only by prescription. It is illegal to buy methamphetamine without a prescription.
 
(Click Generic Desoxyn for more information.)
 
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