What is the prevalence of methamphetamine toxicity in the US?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: John R Richards, MD, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Methamphetamine use is widespread in the United States but varies regionally, with higher use in Hawaii, the West, and parts of the Midwest. [20] The Drug Abuse Warning Network estimates that methamphetamine was involved in 102,961 emergency department visits in 2011. [2]


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