Stimulants speed up the body’s systems. This class of drugs includes:

  • Prescription drugs such as amphetamines [Adderall® and Dexedrine®], methylphenidate [Concerta® and Ritalin®], diet aids [such as Didrex®, Bontril®, Preludin®, Fastin®, Adipex P®, Ionomin®, and Meridia®] and other illicitly used drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, methcathinone, and other

  • Methamphetamines

  • Cocaine

  • Methcathinone

  • Other synthetic cathinone’s that are commonly sold under the guise of “bath salts.”

Source: DEA

Facts on Methamphetamines

Facts on Cocaine

Information on Prescription Stimulants


NIDA Commonly Used Drugs Chart

NIDA for Teens Drug Facts on Prescription Stimulants

TN Redline 1-800-889-9789


Contact Katie McClellan at or 877-366-7593 ext. 106 for more information on education and resources regarding stimulants in our community.

This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.