Famous Amphetamine Users

Charlie Parker

B-bombs (bronchitis inhalers) were the jazz maestro's introduction to drugs

Adolf Hitler

Couldn't function without daily methylamphetamine injections into his buttocks by his physician, Doctor Morell. Also took cocaine eyedrops.

Anthony Eden MP

British Prime Minister 'lived on Benzedrine' throughout the 1952 Suez Crisis.

Judy Garland

Hollywood's favorite drug starlet. Developed an amphetamine addiction after using it to keep her weight down. This soon led to a parallel addiction to barbiturates taken to make sleep possible.

Lenny Bruce

The frantic beat comedian was prescribed benzedrine for narcolepsy, but inevitably acquired a large recreational habit.

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