This type of amphetamine also known as speed on the streets is the lesser pure form of ice (the purest form of this amphetamine). At times speed is used to refer to other kinds of amphetamines.
Many people take speed to have high energy, enhance alertness and go many hours without sleep this is obtained by the stimulating properties of speed.
Speed has other main effects that include:
It makes introverts able to talk and socialize easily.
The high the drug produces energizes people to chat, club and be on the move for many hours without needing sleep or rest.
It has the ability to make someone extremely active, worked up or even acutely psychotic (this is a mental condition when you see or hear things that seem real but does not really exist and have hallucinations).
When the drug is diminished in the blood system, the resulting low may produce feelings of hopelessness and short temper that take a long time to overcome.
Speed causes strain on the heart thus one risks heart problems - and it has resulted to deaths if taken in high quantities.