What is methamphetamine?

Methamphetamine is a strong central nervous system stimulant that is mainly used as a recreational drug and less commonly as a second-line treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity. Methamphetamine was discovered in 1893 and exists as two enantiomers: levo-methamphetamine and dextro-methamphetamine.

Methamphetamine street names (Nicknames)

Crank, Chalk, Crystal Meth, Ice, Speed, Getgo, Trash

How long does methamphetamine stay in your hair?

For the majority of people, methamphetamine stays in body systems and can be detected by hair test for up to 90 days.

How long does methamphetamine stay in your saliva?

For the majority of people, methamphetamine stays in body systems and can be detected by saliva test from 1 to 4 days.

How long does methamphetamine stay in your urine?

For the majority of people, methamphetamine stays in body systems and can be detected by urine test from 1 to 4 days.

How long does methamphetamine stay in your blood?

For the majority of people, methamphetamine stays in body systems and can be detected by blood test from 1 to 3 days.

The provided estimates are averaged and can vary upwards or downwards, depending upon many factors:

  • How long you have been taking methamphetamine;
  • Whether you have excessive weight;
  • Whether you have had physical activity before test;
  • Dehydration of your body;
  • Metabolism, height, age, sex and other factors.