Desired Effects:Talkative, mild euphoria & excitement, alertness, excitement, dilated pupils.
Side Effects:Insomnia, loss of appetite, dry mouth, hyperactivity, constipation.
Long term risks:Depression, irritability, psychological dependence. May have negative effects on liver function, susceptibility to ulcers and lowered sex drive.
Short term risks:Anxiety, manic behaviour, paranoia, tolerance.
Parents & other relatives
Drug agencies also provide lots of advice and support to parents of people using these drugs. Many street agencies can provide relative support groups or counselling for family members, partners etc.