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Amphetamine Drug Test

How Long Do Amphetamines Stay In Your System?

How Long Does It Take to Feel Effects?  Amphetamines, otherwise known as ‘speed’ on the streets, are psychoactive drugs that speed up the central nervous system (CNS). Its use increases certain types of brain activity, resulting in a feeling of higher energy, focus, and confidence. The drugs are sold under street names or drug slang names such as Bennies, Black Beauties, Crank, Ice, Speed, and Uppers. It was also used to treat two mental health conditions, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, a condition in which people fall asleep suddenly.  Amphetamine’s effect is similar to cocaine, but a slower onset and longer duration. Depending on how you use amphetamines, effects can be felt immediately (injecting or smoking) and up to 30 minutes (snorting or swallowing). When a person has been using amphetamines for a long period of time or at high doses, they are likely to experience psychological and physiological signs and symptoms if they drastically reduce their dose or abruptly quit taking the drug. This is called amphetamine withdrawal syndrome, and it can be challenging to get through without support. A common way that amphetamines are abused is by snorting. Snorting amphetamines produces a faster onset of the drug’s effects…