Some of the symptoms of methamphetamine use are:

  • Sleeplessness
  • Loss of appetite and weight loss
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Elevated body temperature
  • Skin ulceration and infection, the result of picking at imaginary bugs
  • Paranoia
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • For pregnant women - premature labor detachment of the placenta, and low birth weight babies with possible neurological damage.
  • For intravenous (IV) users -AIDS, hepatitis infections and sores at the injection site, and' infection of the heart lining and valves.