What are cardiovascular signs and symptoms of methamphetamine toxicity?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: John R Richards, MD, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Cardiovascular signs and symptoms of methamphetamine use are as follows [37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42] :

  • Chest pain, aortic dissection, myocardial ischemia/infarction

  • Palpitations, tachyarrhythmia

  • Dyspnea and edema

  • Hypertension


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