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Mechanism of Action

Mechanism of Action

Methamphetamine dog

Methamphetamine acts on the pleasure circuit in the brain by altering the levels of certain neurotransmitters present in the synapse. Chemically, Methamphetamine is closely related to amphetamine, but its effects on the central nervous system are greater than those of amphetamine.