First developed and marketed in the 1930's as Benzedrine to fight
narcolepsy, Amphetamines are now used to fight everything
Brain Dysfunction (MBD) to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
World War II amphetamines were widely used to keeping soliders alert during
battle, or on long
patrols. It is now being used widely by anybody who want's to stay up late into the night, for example truck drivers, or students staying up studying.
In the past fifty
years though amphetamine, or speed/tweek
as it is known, has been used by drug addicts simply looking for another high. This could range from your average drug user
to ravers who take speed with ecstacy to inhance the rush.
Some symptoms of amphetamine use are: restlessness, tremors, rapid breathing, hallucinations, panic, aggressive attitude, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heartbeat fluttering, seizures, and pupil dilation.