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Amphetamine drug crystals. Polarised light micrograph of crystals of amphetamine, a stimulant and euphoriant drug that is illegal in most countries. Amphetamines are generally snorted as a powder, smoked or dissolved and injected. They heighten alertness, elevate mood and decrease fatigue. Side effects include high blood pressure, hyperactivity and irritable moods. Prolonged use can lead to addiction and dependence.
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