Amphetamines (AMP)

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Drug of Abuse: AmphetaminesDrug of Abuse Amphetamine


Tests for Amphetamines are available as either a single test or part of the multi-panel test which would include other drugs of abuse.

The drug tests above yield a positive result when Amphetamine metabolites in urine exceed 1,000 ng/mL. This is the suggested screening cut-off for positive specimens set by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA, USA).

Amphetamine is a Schedule II controlled substance available by prescription but is also available on the illicit market. Amphetamines are a class of potent sympathomimetic that in higher doses lead to enhanced stimulation of the central nervous system and induce euphoria, alertness, reduced appetite, and a sense of increased energy and power.

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The effects of Amphetamines generally last 2-4 hours following use, and the drug has a half-life of 4-24 hours in the body. About 30% of amphetamines are excreted in the urine in unchanged form, with the remainder as hydroxylated and deaminated derivatives.

Amphetamines are potent central nervous system stimulants with high abuse potential.

Drug Detectable
Amphetamines 1-3 days
Methamphetamine 2-5 days
Ecstasy 2-4 days

Ecstasy has a similar chemical structure to amphetamine with a high potential for abuse but a low physical addiction potential. Addiction potential is debatable. Withdrawal symptoms may include fatigue, loss of appetite, depression, etc.

Common Drugs of Abuse Chart