Yaba is Thai for “crazy medicine”,Yaba tablets have overwhelmed Southeast Asia but availability in the United States and other areas of the world is limited.
Yaba tablets are manufactured with varying amounts of caffeine and methamphetamine.
Tablets are stamped with the logo “wy” or “r” and are no larger than a pencil eraser.
Tablets are sold in different colors and may be flavored. Tasting like candy they are marketed to a younger audience at raves or parties where ecstasy is widely established.
Yaba are typically ingested orally but can be crushed and snorted or mixed with a solvent and injected.
“Chasing the Dragon” is when a user places the tablet on aluminum foil, heats it, and inhales the vapors.
Southeast Asian Yaba tablets are produced by large drug trafficking organizations in Burma.
Thailand is the primary target of Yaba where 3 million people are addicted to amphetamines.
Side effects: allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue ,changes in emotions or mood, changes in vision, chest pain, confusion, trouble speaking or understanding, dark urine, dizziness or fainting, fast, irregular heart beat, hallucination, loss of contact with reality, muscle pain or weakness, seizures, severe headaches, sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg.
Slang terms: Nazi speed, Hitlers drug