The most common synonyms are:
Other street names include:
222, Amp, C.R., Gak, Geek, Geet, Go, Go Fast, Jib, Ladies Speed, Mye, P2P, Pink Glass, Poor Man's Coke, Prope Dope, Red Rock, Tweak, Zip, Peanut butter, Peanut, Hawaiian salt, High speed chicken feed, Koolaid, Kryptonite, Rock candy, Sketch, Soiks, Spooch, Stove top.
|Mechanism of action||
|Routes of administration||
Yes (quick). Tolerance to its euphoric effects develop more quickly than tolerance to the appetite suppression.
Yes (considerable psychological dependence develops very quickly - in as few as one to two doses). The risk of addiction is ten times greater when the drug is snorted or injected.
The most difficult period during withdrawal usually lasts between 1 and 3 days and causes cravings, extreme fatigue, exhaustion, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, sleep disturbances (prolonged but disrupted sleep), irritability, intense hunger, dysphoria and anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure).
Onset and duration of action
|Smoked||0 to 2 minutes||Between 1 and 2.25 hours||4 to 8 hours|
|IV||0 to 2 minutes||4 to 8 hours|
|Oral||30 to 40 minutes||At least 3 hours after ingestion||4 to 8 hours|
|Snorted||5 to 10 minutes||About 4 hours||4 to 8 hours|
|Oral||About 4 hours after ingestion|
Many different street drugs are sold under the same name. Furthermore, nothing guarantees the quantity, purity or even the content of a street drug in spite of the fact that it may, in some cases, look like medication.
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