Amphetamines are stimulant drugs, which means they speed up the messages travelling between the brain and the body.

Some types of amphetamines are legally prescribed by doctors to treat conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (where a person has an uncontrollable urge to sleep). Other types of amphetamines such as speed are produced and sold illegally.
Types of Amphetamines:
- Methamphetamine
- Adderall
- Adderall XR
- Dexedrine
- ProCentra
- Dextrostat
- Ritalin
- Concerta
- Vyvanse
- Focalin
- Strattera
- Metadate
- Methylin
Street Names:
- Powder
- White
- Whizz
- Fettle
- Throttle
- Base
- Speed  
*** If you take a large amount or have a strong batch, you could overdose. If you have any of the following symptoms, call an ambulance straight away by dialing triple zero (000). Ambulance officers don’t need to involve the police:
- Racing heartbeat
- Fits
- Passing out
- Stroke
- Heart attack 
  You might experience:​​
- Happiness and confidence
- Talking more and feeling energetic
- Repeating simple things like itching and scratching
- Large pupils and dry mouth
- Fast heart beat and breathing
- Teeth grinding
- Reduced appetite
- Excessive sweating
- Increased sex drive
Detection Periods:
Urine = 1-2 Days​
Saliva = 1-2 Days
Hair = Up to 90 Days