Methamphetamine Ice

Ice is a stimulant drug that speeds up messages between the brain and body. It is normally the strongest and most addictive form of methamphetamine. It is also known as: 

  • crystal meth
  • glass
  • Tina
  • Shabs
  • Shabu
  • meth 
  • crystal. 

Ice is normally smoked or injected.

Methamphetamine also comes in two other forms, Base and Speed. It is taken either by swallowing, injecting or snorting (speed). 

What does methamphetamine ‘ice’ look like? 

Ice is translucent substance that takes the form of either crystals or shards. The base is a white to brown thick oily substance and speed is a white or off-white powder. 

More information

Visit the Cracks in the Ice website for detailed information about crystal methamphetamine.

Drugs A-Z on the Positive Choices website has detailed information about other drugs and alcohol. 


Page last updated: 22 Sep 2017