Desired Effects:Talkative, euphoria and excitement, alertness, excitement, dilated pupils.
Side Effects:Insomnia, loss of appetite, palpitations, dry mouth, hyperactivity, constipation.
Long term risks:Depression, irritability, psychological dependence, although little is known about long term damage.
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.