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Methamphetamine is a potent synthetic stimulant drug that is manufactured in clandestine laboratories from chemicals, including those used in cold and flu medications (e.g. pseudoephedrine). Methamphetamine is made in Australia and imported from other countries.

This fact sheet includes:

  • What is methamphetamine?
  • How many people use methamphetamine?
  • What are the effects?
  • What are the risks?