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Methamphetamine Test

Methamphetamine Test

also known as: Desoxyn®

Methamphetamine, commonly called as meth, is a strong, addictive stimulant that impacts the central nervous system. It is mainly used for recreational use, and has a very high potential for abuse and dependency. Therefore, testing the consumption of meth holds a special significance in framing criminal charges, and in sports doping tests.

Negligible preparation is required to do the test. Test kits are readily available over the counter.

Owing to the rapid increase in the movement and consumption of meth worldwide, the uses of Methamphetamine test are widespread. The test is vital to validate that a person is an addict to meth, which in turn, can be used to justify his/her abnormal behaviour. It is also used to diagnose the reasons for sudden burst in energy and physical performance.

The test for Methamphetamine ecompasses a simple procedure, and is conducted on urine. First of all, collect a urine sample in a clean and dry (preferably clinically cleaned or virgin) container. The sample can be collected at any hour of the day. Next, get a Methamphetamine testing kit, and dip the stripe in the urine sample for about 5 minutes.

For the strip to show a positive test result, NO line will appear in the testing region of the strip, while a single line will appear in the control region This indicates that the meth drug test was successful, and meth is present in the body beyond the normal limits.

If no line appears in the test region of the strip, this means that the test result is negative. A line will appear in the control region in this case as well, indicating a successful test.

If no line at all appears, i.e., there’s no line in the control region of the strip, the test is invalidates. Either the urine sample is inadequate or you have not conducted the test properly.

Whole blood
5 mL
Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube.
Type Gender Age-Group Value
All age groups
0.1 - 1.0 microgram/ml
Average price range of the test is between Rs.500 to Rs.620 depending on the factors of city, quality and availablity.

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What is Methamphetamine Test?
Preparation for Methamphetamine Test
Uses of Methamphetamine Test
Procedure for Methamphetamine Test
Specimen Requirements
Normal values for Methamphetamine Test
Price for Methamphetamine Test
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Pain is a feeling of distress that is caused by intense damaging stimuli. It is one of the most common reasons that compels the patient to consult a physician and take painkillers. In the long run, painkillers have adverse effects on our body. While most of the times, the cause of the pain is diagnosed, there are cases in which the cause remains undiagnosed. Homeopathy is a system of medicine that is based on symptoms and has no side effects and thus, it is most effective in the treatment of both muscle and joint pains.

Here we give you a list of common homeopathic pain medications that are prescribed to give relief to patients and the circumstances under which they can be used.

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In the heat of the moment, a man tends to let his inhibitions vanish - and he might also let a little common sense vanish, too. That's why so many men reach for lubricants that aren't advisable to use on their delicate penis skin. Even if they know a particular lubricating agent is not a good idea, they might not really think about the consequences until after the release they wanted so badly is finally achieved. Then they often look at what they have done and wonder just how much good penis care it will take to overcome that 'oops.'

Lubricants a man should always avoid:

When a man is ready and raring to go, it might not take much to make him reach for something that is definitely inadvisable to use as a lubricant. Here are a few of the most common culprits - and yes, some of them seem quite odd!

1. Shampoo or conditioner. Rare is the man who hasn't reached for one of these so-called lubricants when feeling frisky in the shower. The good news is that most formulations are moisturizing, so a guy has little to worry about - right? Wrong. Shampoo and conditioners can dry out the skin very quickly, leaving a man feeling quite irritated by the time he hops out of the shower.

2. Soap. Just as with shampoo or conditioner, soap has drying qualities. Even that ultra-moisture bar can leave skin feeling rough and dry when the shower is over. Besides that, a little lather doesn't go a long way - instead, it must be replenished often, which can easily ruin the mood.

3. Sunscreen. Some sunscreens are creamy, much like lotion - so why not? If it's the only thing handy, that is. But remember that sunscreens contain quite a few chemicals, the better to prevent those harmful rays from causing damage to the skin. Those chemicals were never meant to be used on the most sensitive areas. It's safe to say a dry, peeling penis will result.

4. Muscle ointments. If a little tingle is nice, a lot must be better, right? Many a man has told the harrowing tale of grabbing his muscle rub and using it on his penis, only to find that the burning, stinging sensation isn't nearly as delightful when it's used on the more sensitive skin. Men who try this tend to try it only once.

5. Shaving cream. Though shaving cream won't hurt the penis (as many a manscaper can attest), using it as a lubricant for some self-pleasuring action can lead to unintended consequences. In addition to the possibly dry penis issue, a man might experience irritation, pain in the urethra, and serious redness.

6. Shortening or oil. Getting frisky in the kitchen? While food play can certainly have its merits, using shortening and the like to masturbate is simply asking for a mess of trouble. It's not necessarily going to hurt the penis if it is used from time to time, but the mess it leaves behind - and how thoroughly a man must clean his penis to remove it - could easily lead to the irritation he doesn't want.

7. Some lotions. Many a man who wants to get it on solo will reach for the lotion on the bedside table. Some lotions are just fine for this purpose. Others, however, contain a plethora of ingredients a man doesn't want anywhere near his penis. Pay attention to labels and search for a lotion that has more natural ingredients if the idea is to use it as a lubricant.

A man who has gotten a little too frisky with questionable lubricants might have some damage to remedy. In that case, a powerful penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) can ensure his penis stays as healthy as possible. The use of healing vitamins and nutrients in a Shea butter base can help soothe, ease and protect the penis that has met with an unfortunate lubricant situation.

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