'Ice', 'Crystal Meth', 'Tina' - Drug Profile and Effects Explained

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Lecture Overview

What is ice and how does it differ from other methamphetamines? Known by multiple names, ice is a crystallised form of methamphetamine. They physiological effects of this stimulant on the human body are vast. This session explains what ice is, where it comes from and how it is taken.

Educators

Portrait of Shaun Greene
Shaun Greene

Dr Shaun Greene is a clinical toxicologist and emergency medicine physician who works at Austin Health in Melbourne. He is currently medical director of the Victorian Poisons Information Centre and Director of the Austin Hospital Clinical Toxicology Service. Shaun trained as a clinical toxicologist in the United Kingdom where he developed a keen professional interest in recreational drugs. His research interests include novel psychoactive substances and pharmaceutical opioid harm reduction. See Educator Profile