Methamphetamine and Weight Loss

Prescription methamphetamine, used for the treatment of ADHD may be used for weight loss. However, the illegal street version is being used by individuals to lose weight quickly. Using methamphetamine for weight loss may lead to abuse and addiction.

Fast Facts:

  • Prescription methamphetamine is approved for weight loss.
  • Methamphetamine is emerging as a drug of choice among women of all ages seeking alternatives to over-the-counter weight loss aids.
  • Users of illegal methamphetamine may become very aggressive or violent.