stimulant drug


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Noun1.stimulant drug - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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
analeptic - a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite - a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
kat, khat, qat, quat, African tea, Arabian tea, cat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
methylphenidate, Ritalin - central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
popper - a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)
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A stimulant drug, crystal methamphetamine triggers the release of two neurotransmitters dopamine and noradrenaline in the brain.
"Alpha-PVP is an hallucinogenic stimulant drug. The dose present in the pills was up to eight times higher than what is normally considered a strong dose of Aplha-PVP."
Ice, a potent stimulant drug, also referred to as crystal or crystal meth since it comes in a form of a powder or crystals and is being used by men and women of different ages and backgrounds.
Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug that comes as a white, bitter powder or pill.
Researchers estimate that 3.5 million adults in the EU had taken cocaine in the previous 12 months, making it the most commonly used illicit stimulant drug.
Increased and higher-quality supply from Latin American producers has contributed to the rise.Cocaine is the most widely used illegal stimulant drug in Europe, according to the 2018 European Drug Report by the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).
Three suspects have been arrested by police in the Puttalam area while in possession of 2 kilograms of Crystal Methamphetamine, a stimulant drug popularly known as Ice.
A man was arrested on suspicion of destroying equipment at a hotel in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, after injecting methamphetamines, an illegal stimulant drug, police said Tuesday.
Tayong said agents from the Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drug Task Force in Manila and officers from the Central Mindanao Police Office set up a checkpoint on the highway in Old Bulatukan after receiving information that Dimaukom and his men would pass through the village transporting methamphetamine-a prohibited and extremely addictive stimulant drug locally known as 'shabu'-to Maguindanao from Davao City.
Those with a history of stimulant drug use had less activity in the part of brain that regulates and understands emotions.
Have never used any stimulant drug (N = 24); Group 3 (G3): Moderate users of drugs.
From other mechanisms of stimulant drug is that they can make subjects hurt themselves and others; in this research treated subjects were caged by the rest of the samples who were not receiving medication.