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Drugs

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Improper use of a medication(as specified by a doctor) drug misuse
illegal use of a drug, use of substances that should not enter the body drug abuse
a physical or psychological need for a drug addiction
examples of addictive drugs caffeine, amphetamine, cocaine, crack
specific drugs that are obtainable only by prescription and are used to relieve pain-very addictive narcotics
examples of prescription drugs used to treat extreme pain morphine and codeine
illegal drug made from morphine, most commonly abused narcotic-potentially fatal heroin
substances that speed up the body's functions stimulants
body's functions that stimulants speed up heart rate, breathing, blood pressure
examples of stimulants caffeine, amphetamine, cocaine, crack
a drug found in cocoa, coffee, tea, soft drinks, which is a common stimulant which can be found in everyday food/drinks caffeine
examples of things that have caffeine cocoa, coffee, tea, soft drinks
a drug that stimulates the Central Nervous system-often prescribed for treating hyperactive children. Amphetamine
a drug similar to amphetamine that is prescribed for treating narcolepsy, Parkinson's Disease, Obesity? Methamphetamine
a powerful, illegal stimulant cocaine
a concentrated form of cocaine that can be smoked whose effects are stronger than cocaine. crack
examples of potentially fatal drugs cocaine, crack
substances that slow down the body's functions depressants
body's functions that depressants slow down heart rate, breathing, blood pressure
nickname for depressants sedatives
examples of depressants(3) tranquilizers, barbiturates, hypnotics
a drug prescribed to help reduce anxiety and relax muscles tranquilizers
powerful sedatives that produce a feeling of relaxation barbiturates
powerful sedatives that bring on sleep hypnotics
nicknames for tranquilizers(3) valium, Librium, Xanax
nicknames for barbiturates(4) downers, barbs, yellow jackets, reds
`nicknames for hypnotics(3) Quaaludes, Ludes, Sopor
drugs that distort moods, thoughts, and senses-often leads to misjudgment, which can result in death hallucinogens
examples of hallucinogens PCP(Phencyclidine) and LSD(luseric acid diethylamide)
a powerful and dangerous hallucinogen that often produces stange, dangerous behavior PCP( Phencyclidine)
a powerful hallucinogen that produces rapid mood swings, hallucinogens, feeling of fear/terror LSD(lyseric acid diethylamide)
nicknames for PCP(4) Angel Dust, Supergrass, Killer Weed, Rocket Fuel
nicknames for LSD(4) Acid,Blotter, Microdot, White Lightning
any substance whose fumes are sniffed to produce a mind-altering sensation where fumes go directly to the brain and will damage not only the brain, but also the liver, kidney, and other vital organs. Single use can result in sudden death. inhalants
examples of inhalants(6) spray paint, cleaning fluid, lighter fluid, hair spray, nail polish remover, and other harmful substances
drugs made or sold outside of the government's regulations street drugs
plant containing the chemical THC, that is smoked and affects the functioning of the brain &damages the heart and lungs. It's the most commonly used street drug and is addictive marijuana
nicknames for marijuana(5) Pot, Grass, Weed, Joint, Herb
examples of Street drugs(4) heroin, cocaine, crack, hallucinogens, and many other drugs
drugs associated with nightclubs, concerts, and raves club drugs
examples of club drugs(4) ecstacy, GHB, Rohypnol, Ketamine
a stimulant/hallucinogen pill. It can cause permanent brain damage ecstacy
nicknames for ecstacy(3) E, X, XTC
a depressant powder/liquid.Extremely dangerous when combined with alcohol or other drugs. Results in sleep, comma, or death GHB
nicknames for GHB(3) Liquid Ecstacy, Liquid X, Georgia Home Boy
a powerful sedative pill. Causes sleepiness and possible blackouts Rohypnol
nicknames for Rohypnol(3) Date Rape Drug, Roofies, R-L
anesthetic used by veterinarians for animals. Causes hallucinogens and possible respiratory failure ketamine
a synthetic form of the male growth hormone that causes muscles to bulk up quickly anabolic steroids
harmful effects of steroids(6) acne/pimples, mood swings, nausea, liver damage, brain cancer, shortening of final adult height when taken by children and teens
Created by: Katrina1212