Designer Drugs


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTRIONS ABOUT DESIGNER DRUGS

What are Designer Drugs?

Modifying the molecular structure of certain illegal drugs to produce analogs derives designer drugs. These can be several hundred times stronger that the drugs they are designed to imitate.


What are the physical effects of Designer Drugs?

Designer drugs cause people to have increased heart rates (which could lead to heart Attacks), sweating, chills, insomnia, tremors, as well as Parkinson like symptoms.


What are the psychological effects of Designer Drugs?

The risks associated with Designer drugs include anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations, psychotic episodes, distortion of reality, as well as loss of drives (hunger, sleep, and sex).


How long does the effect of Designer Drugs lasts?

Some of the Designer Drugs that are fentanly based have brief effects that last from 30 to 90 minutes.


What does it look like?


China White comes in a white powder form. MPTP (New Heroin) comes in a white powder form; Ecstasy is a white powder, tablets, or capsules. PCP is also in a white powdery form.


Methods of Use?

China White can be inhaled or injected. MPTP (New Heroin) can be inhaled or injected. Ecstasy can be taken orally, injected or inhaled. PCP is taken orally, injected, or smoked.


Terminology

Amphetamines Drug that speeds up the functions of the brain and the body.
Bummer A bad experience, or a "bad trip" from using a drug.
Hallucinogen Drug that upsets the chemicals of the brain, causing the user to see, hear, smell, and behave differently.
Hooked Being addicted to a drug.
LSD Lysergic acid diethylamide, a strong human-made hallucinogen drug.
MDMA Also called Ecstasy. A Human-made hallucinogenic drug containing a mix of both LSD and Amphetamines.
Magic Mushrooms Mushrooms containing psilocybin, a hallucinogen.
Mescaline Natural chemical that is a hallucinogen; found in the peyote cactus plant.
PCP Phencyclidine, the most dangerous human-made hallucinogen.
Peyote Cactus plants whose top "button" contains mescaline.
Tripper A person who has upset the chemicals in his or her brain by doing drugs.


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