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Drugs A-Z - Know the Score

10/19/2014
05:33 | Author: Tyler James

Drugs and their effects
Drugs A-Z - Know the Score

View our list of drugs and find out different drugs names and nicknames, how they're taken, their effects, risks and legal classification.

Use the search box to get started or, to browse the list of drugs, click the A-Z.

Dozens of different substances are used as drugs, many are similar-looking powders or pills and most go by several different names.

Find out here what different drugs look like, their names and nicknames, how they're taken, immediate effects, the risks they pose to health and wellbeing and their legal classification.

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Top 10 Drugs and their Effects - Listverse

12/18/2014
03:06 | Author: Emily Peterson

Drugs and their effects
Top 10 Drugs and their Effects - Listverse

Top 10 Drugs and their Effects. Jamie Frater September 27, 2007. Drug abuse is a very common problem in most countries so it seemed like a good topic for a.

Read the entire history of this controversial drug in Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond at Amazon.com!

When I was taking the drug, I used very small amounts. The effect was incredibly pleasant and social, so much so that me and my friends all used it instead of booze for almost a year. I couldn’t dance for shit on the stuff (I’d get stumbly and actually fell on my ass on the dancefloor once) but the physical sensations and mental pictures were really fun.

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What are the various categories and types of drugs and their effects

10/17/2014
01:41 | Author: Tyler James

Drugs and their effects
What are the various categories and types of drugs and their effects

There ae many different categories and types of drugs, with different street names and nicknames, and they all have different effects and health implications.

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Hashish (street names: Boom, gangster, hash, hash oil, hemp, etc).

GHB (Street names: G, Georgia home boy, grievous bodily harm, liquid ecstasy, soap, scoop, goop, liquid X, etc).

Methamphetamine (Street names: Desoxyn: meth, ice, crank, chalk, crystal, fire, glass, go fast, speed, etc).

Hallucinogens They include LSD Mescaline Psilocybin.

Acute Effects: Euphoria; drowsiness; impaired coordination; dizziness; confusion; nausea; sedation; feeling of heaviness in the body; slowed or arrested breathing Health Risks: Constipation; endocarditis; hepatitis; HIV; addiction; fatal overdose.

Opium (street names: Laudanum, paregoric: big O, black stuff, block, gum, hop, etc).

Cannabinoids Marijuana (street names: Blunt, dope, ganja, grass, herb, joint, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, green, sinsemilla, skunk, weed etc).

Acute Effects: Euphoria; relaxation; slowed reaction time; distorted sensory perception; impaired balance and coordination; increased heart rate and appetite; impaired learning, memory; anxiety; panic attacks; psychosis Health Risks: Cough, frequent respiratory infections; possible mental health decline; addiction.

Acute Effects: Altered states of perception and feeling; hallucinations; nausea For LSD - Increased body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure; loss of appetite; sweating; sleeplessness; numbness, dizziness, weakness, tremors; impulsive behavior; rapid shifts in emotion For Mescaline - Increased body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure; loss of appetite; sweating; sleeplessness; numbness, dizziness, weakness, tremors; impulsive behavior; rapid shifts in emotion For Psilocybin - Nervousness; paranoia; panic Health Risks : for LSD - Flashbacks, Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder.

Acute Effects: Increased heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, metabolism; feelings of exhilaration; increased energy, mental alertness; tremors; reduced appetite; irritability; anxiety; panic; paranoia; violent behavior; psychosis, Severe dental problems (for methamphetamine), Nasal damage from snorting (for cocaine) Health Risks: Weight loss, insomnia; cardiac or cardiovascular complications; stroke; seizures; addiction.

Flunitrazepam (Street names: forget-me pill, Mexican Valium, R2, roach, Roche, roofies, roofinol, rope, rophies, etc).

Amphetamine (Street names: Biphetamine, Dexedrine: bennies, black beauties, crosses, hearts, LA turnaround, speed, truck drivers, uppers, etc).

Other Compounds Anabolic steroids (Anadrol, Oxandrin, Durabolin, Depo-Testosterone, Equipoise: roids, juice, gym candy, pumpers) Inhalants (Solvents (paint thinners, gasoline, glues); gases (butane, propane, aerosol propellants, nitrous oxide); nitrites (isoamyl, isobutyl, cyclohexyl): laughing gas, poppers, snappers, whippets.

Stimulants Cocaine (Street names: Cocaine hydrochloride: blow, bump, C, candy, Charlie, coke, crack, flake, rock, snow, toot, etc).

Acute Effects: for Anabolic steroids - No intoxication effects, Also, for Inhalants (varies by chemical) - Stimulation; loss of inhibition; headache; nausea or vomiting; slurred speech; loss of motor coordination; wheezing Health Risks: for Anabolic steroids - Hypertension; blood clotting and cholesterol changes; liver cysts; hostility and aggression; acne; in adolescents—premature stoppage of growth; in males—prostate cancer, reduced sperm production, shrunken testicles, breast enlargement; in females—menstrual irregularities, development of beard and other masculine characteristics.

Dissociative Drugs These include: Ketamine, PCP and analogs, Salvia divinorum, Dextromethorphan (DXM).

Acute Effects: for MDMA - Mild hallucinogenic effects; increased tactile sensitivity; empathic feelings; lowered inhibition; anxiety; chills; sweating; teeth clenching; muscle cramping.

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Understanding drugs, the different types and their effects - Watershed

8/16/2014
01:08 | Author: Alex Watson

Drugs and their effects
Understanding drugs, the different types and their effects - Watershed

What is a drug and further information about the different types of drugs from Psychoacive drugs to Hallucinogens and the various kinds of drugs.

Cannabis is difficult to classify pharmacologically because it has a variety of effects. It is primarily a depressant drug, however, it can have hallucinogenic and some stimulant properties.

Hallucinogens describe a class of drugs that produce hallucinations. A hallucination is an illusion of seeing or hearing something that is not actually there. Read more.

Young people often use drugs for the same reasons that adults do. Some of these include:

Es, XTC, Eccies, Pills, Bickies.

Hammer, H, Smack, Horse, White, Beige.

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Amphetamine users may use other drugs such as minor tranquillisers, cannabis, alcohol or heroin to cope with some of the undesirable effects of amphetamines.

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Drugs A-Z FRANK

6/15/2014
03:05 | Author: Sarah Gray

Drugs and their effects
Drugs A-Z FRANK

Know what's what, with FRANK's A–Z of drugs. It includes all the slang names and all the facts.

Related terms: Piperazines, BZP, Party Pills, Fast Lane, Silver Bullet, Smileys, Happy Pills, Bolts Extra Strength, pep, Pep Love, Pep Twisted, Pep Stoned, Legal E, Legal X, Frenzy, Nemesis, ESP, Cosmic Kelly, The Good Stuff, Exodus, Rapture, Blast, Euphoria, benzylpiperazine Class A drug.

Related terms: Khat, Quat, qat, qaadka Class A drug.

A cigar hollowed out and filled with cannabis Class C drug.

A person who uses cocaine/crack.

Related terms: Piperazines, BZP, Party Pills, Fast Lane, Silver Bullet, Smileys, Happy Pills, Bolts Extra Strength, pep, Pep Love, Pep Twisted, Pep Stoned, A2, Legal E, Legal X, Frenzy, Nemesis, ESP, Cosmic Kelly, The Good Stuff, Exodus, Rapture, Euphoria, benzylpiperazine Class A drug.

Related terms: Codeine, syrup, Nurofen Plus/Max, Codis500 Class A drug.

Smoking opium/feeding an opium addiction.

Related terms: Tranquillisers, Jellies, Benzos, Norries, Rugby balls, Vallies, Moggies, Mazzies, Roofies, Downers, Blues, Rohypnol.

Related terms: E, Pills, Brownies, Mandy, Mitsubishi's, MDMA, Rolexs, Dolphins, XTC, Crystal, Cowies, Pink superman, superman.

Related terms: Magic Mushrooms, Liberties, Magics, Mushies, Liberty Cap, Shrooms, Agaric, Philosopher's Stone Class B drug.

Related terms: Synthetic cannabinoids, Spice, ecsess, Amsterdam gold, black mamba, devil's weed, x, Mary Joy, Annihilation, Tai High Hawaiian Haze, Blue cheese, Clockwork Orange, exodus damnation.

Related terms: Phenazepam, Bonsai, Fenazepam.

Related terms: Legal Highs, New psychoactive substances, NPS, bath salts, Plant food, What are the long-term effects of using drugs?, Eric 3, MDAT Class A drug.

Related terms: DMT, Dimitri, ayahuasca.

Related terms: Roids, Juice.

Related terms: Piperazines, Party Pills, Fast Lane, Silver Bullet, Smileys, Happy Pills, Bolts Extra Strength, pep, Pep Love, Pep Twisted, Pep Stoned, A2, Legal E, Legal X, Frenzy, Nemesis, ESP, Cosmic Kelly, The Good Stuff, Exodus, Rapture, Blast, Euphoria, benzylpiperazine Class A drug.

What are cathinones? The chemical ‘cathinone’ is a naturally occurring stimulant drug found in the plant, Khat.

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