Stimulants can cause irregular heartbeat. Stimulants can quickly become addictive when used by an individual without a prescription, when taken in excess amounts by an individual with a prescription, or when used compulsively. Stimulants are a class of drugs that enhance brain activity, increase heart rate, elevate mood, and increase activity.
- Impaired Judgment: Meth and Cocaine
- What is Cocaine?
- Powerfully Addictive Cocaine
- Some of the effects of cocaine abuse include episodes of paranoia, persistently runny nose, and bowel problems. Read more at NIDA for Teens.
- Read About Meth: NIH
- What are the Immediate Effects of Methamphetamine Abuse? Read the facts from NIDA.