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Drug abuse (methamphetamine)

Drug abuse (methamphetamine) is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with drug abuse (methamphetamine), 66% report having drug abuse, 54% report having depressive or psychotic symptoms, and 39% report having anxiety and nervousness. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of drug abuse (methamphetamine) are drug abuse, fears and phobias, and hostile behavior, although you may still have drug abuse (methamphetamine) without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with drug abuse (methamphetamine) often receive mental health counseling, psychotherapy, urinalysis, glucose measurement, toxicology screen, kidney function tests, electrolytes panel and cardiac enzymes measurement .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with drug abuse (methamphetamine) include buprenorphine / naloxone, haloperidol, emtricitabine-tenofovir, temazepam, benztropine, tetrahydrocannabinol (marinol), atazanavir (reyataz), ziprasidone (geodon), lamivudine, efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir, ritonavir (norvir), testosterone and secobarbital .

Haloperidol
$28
(28 days)
Emtricitabine-Tenofovir

Temazepam
$10
(28 days)
Benztropine
$8
(28 days)
Tetrahydrocannabinol (Marinol)
$595
(28 days)
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
$880
(28 days)
Ziprasidone (Geodon)
$411
(28 days)
Lamivudine
$292
(28 days)
Ritonavir (Norvir)
$345
(28 days)
Testosterone
$185
(28 days)
Secobarbital

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for drug abuse (methamphetamine) include race/ethnicity = other age 30-44 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get drug abuse (methamphetamine).

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
1.5x
30-44 years
2.7x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
0.1x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
1.5x
Female
0.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.4x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.1x
Other
2.8x
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