What are CNS manifestations 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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Central nervous system manifestations of methamphetamine use are as follows [43, 44, 45, 46] :

  • Agitation, violent behavior, self-harm

  • Coma

  • New-onset seizure, movement disorders

  • Emotional lability, confusion, psychosis, paranoia, hypersexuality, and hallucinations

  • Headache


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