Ischemic stroke associated with methamphetamine inhalation

Neurology. 1988 Apr;38(4):589-92. doi: 10.1212/wnl.38.4.589.


Intracranial hemorrhage and ischemic stroke have been reported to complicate oral or intravenous use of methamphetamine. We report three cases of ischemic stroke following methamphetamine inhalation.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain Ischemia / chemically induced*
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / chemically induced*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Methamphetamine / adverse effects*
  • Substance-Related Disorders / complications


  • Methamphetamine