Methedrine


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methedrine

(ˈmɛθəˌdriːn)
n
(Recreational Drugs) methamphetamine
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Meth•e•drine

(ˈmɛθ əˌdrin, -drɪn)
Trademark.
a brand of methamphetamine.
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Noun1.Methedrine - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
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