Stimulants

WHAT ARE STIMULANTS? 

Stimulants speed up the body’s systems. This class of drugs includes:

Prescription drugs such as amphetamines [Adder – all and dexedrine], methylphenidate [Concerta and Ritalin], diet aids [such as didrex, Bontril, Preludin, Fastin, Adipex P, ionomin, and Meridia] and illicitly produced drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, and methcathinone .

WHAT IS THEIR ORIGIN? 

Stimulants are diverted from legitimate channels and clandestinely manufactured exclusively for the illicit market.

 

 

https://www.dea.gov/taxonomy/term/346