Stimulants are medications that increase alertness, attention, energy, blood pressure, heart rate & breathing.
Examples of these include Adderall, Benzedrine, Concerta, and Ritalin.
The short-terms effects include increased alertness, attention, energy, narrowed blood vessels, increased blood sugar, opened-up breathing passages.
The long-terms effects include heart problems, psychosis, anger & paranoia. There is a risk of HIV, hepatitis, & other infectious diseases.
There are symptoms of withdrawal these include depression, tiredness & sleep problems.
They can be injected, swallowed, smoked, chewed or snorted.
Stimulants can be tablets, pills, capsules, & liquid.