Street Names For Methamphetamine (Meth)

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on April 26, 2021

Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is an illegal stimulant abused across the United States. Meth is known by many different names on the street, and when combined with other substances.

Common Street Names For Meth (Methamphetamine)

The street names for meth vary based on whether meth is combined with other drugs, or just contains methamphetamine.

Methamphetamine is abused primarily for the stimulating effect it has on the central nervous system (CNS). Meth abuse causes high energy, euphoria, decreased appetite, and severe damage to teeth.

Learn more about popular street names for commonly abused drugs

Popular Street Names For Meth

Street names for methamphetamine may be different depending on whether the drug is in powder or crystal form.

Street names for powder methamphetamine:

  • crank
  • chalk
  • speed
  • chicken powder
  • soap dope
  • Hawaiian salt
  • walking zombie
  • zip
  • fizz
  • white
  • lemons
  • clothing cleaner
  • nails
  • one pot
  • stove top

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Street names for crystal meth:

  • crystal
  • ice
  • hot ice
  • ice cream
  • L.A. ice
  • L.A. glass
  • shaved ice
  • super ice
  • shards
  • quartz
  • aqua
  • frio
  • blue
  • cri-cri
  • shatter
  • Colorado Rockies
  • glass
  • shiny girl

Street Names For Combinations Of Meth And Other Drugs

Meth mixed with other drugs has specific street names used to define them.

Street names for meth mixed with other drugs:

  • meth and cocaine: shabu, croak
  • meth and molly (MDMA/Ecstasy): P&P, hugs and kisses, party and play

Locating Treatment Options For Meth Addiction

Meth abuse can easily lead to addiction, especially if there are co-occurring substance abuse or mental health concerns.

We can provide information about meth substance abuse treatment programs that can assist in the recovery process of someone struggling with methamphetamine abuse or addiction.

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Medically Reviewed by
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