Drugs of Abuse

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DrugsCommon NamesPsychological/Physical EffectsLong Term Effects
AlcoholVaries upon drink Mood and behavior changes
Impaired movement coordination and thinking clearly
Cardiomyopathy (stretching and drooping of heart muscle)
Arrhythmias
Stroke
High blood pressure
Steatosis, or fatty liver
Alcoholic hepatitis
Fibrosis
Cirrhosis
Pancreatitis
Increased risk for developing certain cancers
BarbituratesBarbs
Block busters
Christmas trees
Goof balls
Pinks
Red devils
Reds & blues
Yellow jackets
Mild euphoria
Lack of inhibition
Relief of anxiety
Sleepiness
Impairment of memory, judgment, and coordination
Irritability
Paranoid and suicidal ideation
Slow down the central nervous system
Sleepiness
Marijuana

Medical Marijuana
Aunt Mary
BC bud
Blunts
Boom
Chronic
Dope
Gangster
Ganja
Grass
Herb
Hydro
Indo
Joint
Kif
Mary Jane
Mota
Pot
Reefer
Sinsemilla
Skunk
Smoke
Weed
Yerba
Poor concentration
Short-term memory loss
Anxiety
Increased appetite
Psychological addiction
Impaired memory
Low motivation
Marijuana Concentrates710 (the word “OIL” flipped and spelled backwards)
Wax
Ear wax
Honey oil
Budder
Butane hash oil
Butane honey oil (BHO)
Shatter
Dabs (dabbing)
Black glass
Errl
Poor concentration
Short-term memory loss
Anxiety
Sedation
Bloodshot eyes Increased heart rate Coughing from lung irritation
Increased appetite
Decreased blood pressure
To date, long term effects of marijuana
concentrate use are not yet fully known; but, the effects of plant
marijuana use are known. These effects include paranoia, anxiety,
panic attacks, hallucinations, and increase schizophrenia.

Additionally, the use of plant
marijuana increases one’s heart rate and blood pressure.

Plant marijuana users may also experience withdrawal and addiction
problems.
CocaineCoca
Coke
Crack
Flake
Snow
Soda cot
Increased alertness and excitation Restlessness
Irritability
Anxiety
Cardiac arrhythmia's
Ischemic heart conditions
Sudden cardiac arrest
Convulsions
Strokes
Death

Taking high doses of cocaine
or prolonged use, such as binging, usually causes paranoia.

Respiratory syndrome
Erosion of the upper nasal cavity
Addiction
Brain damage
Heart failure
RitalinVitamin R
R-ball
Rids
Rit
Diet coke
Kiddie cocaine
Skippy
Pineapple
Kibbles and bits
Skittles
Smarties
Nervousness
Insomnia
Loss of appetite
Nausea and vomiting
Dizziness
Palpitations
Headaches
Changes in heart rate and blood pressure
Skin rashes and itching
Abdominal pain
Weight loss
Digestive problems
Toxic psychosis
Psychotic episodes
Drug dependence syndrome
Severe depression upon withdraw
Malnutrition
Tremors and muscle twitching
Fevers
Convulsions
Severe Headaches
Irregular heartbeat and life threatening respiration's
Anxiety
Restlessness
Paranoia
Hallucinations and delusions
Excessive repetition of!movements and meaningless tasks
Formicaton (sensation!of!bugs!or!worms!crawling!under!the!skin).
AdderallAmphetamine/Dextroamphetamine
Addys
Beans
Black Beauties
Pep Pills
Speed
Dexies
Zing
Study Buddies
Smart Pills
Copilots
Wake-ups
Lid poppers
Truck drivers
Uppers
Increased alertness
False sense of power/confidence
Insomnia
Suppressed appetite
Restlessness
Rapid heart rate
Agressive behavior
Seizures
Elevated body temperature/hyperthermia
Dehydration
Hallucinations
Heart failure
Stroke
Death
Muscle cell tissue death (rhabdomyolysis)
Dizziness
Loss of consciousness
Gastrointestinal distress
MethamphetamineBatu
Bikers coffee
Black beauties
Chalk
Chicken feed
Crank
Crystal
Glass
Go-Fast
Hiropon
Ice
Meth
Methlies
Quick
Poor man’s cocaine
Shabu
Shards
Speed
Stove
Top
Tina
Trash
Tweak
Uppers
Ventana
Vidrio
Yaba,
Yellow bam
Violent behavior
Anxiety
Confusion
Insomnia, and psychotic Paranoia
Visual and auditory hallucinations
Mood disturbances
Delusions (sensation of insects creeping on or
under the skin)
Extreme anorexia
Severe dental problems
Memory loss
Death from stroke, heart attack, or
multiple organ problems caused by overheating
Addiction
MDMA (Ecstasy)Adam
Beans
Clarity
Club drug
Disco biscuit
E
Ecstasy
Eve
Go
Hug drug
Lover’s speed
Peace
STP
X
XTC
Moon Rocks
Happy Pill
Dancing Shoes
Scooby Snacks
Candy
Changes in perception
Euphoria
Increased sensitivity to touch
Energy
Sensual and sexual
Arousal
Need to be touched
Need for stimulation
Confusion
Anxiety
Depression
Paranoia
Sleep problems
Drug craving
Muscle tension
Tremors
Involuntary teeth clenching
Muscle cramps
Nausea
Faintness
Chills
Sweating
Blurred vision
Memory and learning
Elevated body temperate
Dehydration
Hallucinations
Heart, liver, and kidney failure
Stroke
Death
Damage to serotonin system
LSDBlotter acid
Dots
Mellow Yellow
Microdot
Pane
Paper Acid
Sugar
Sugar Cubes
Trip
Window Glass
Window Pane
Visual changes
Extreme changes in mood Dissociate from the body and surroundings
Hallucinations
Distorted perception of the shape and size of objects, movements, colors, sound, touch, and the user’s own body image.
Dilated pupils
Higher body temperature
Increased heart rate
and blood pressure
Sweating
Loss of appetite
Sleeplessness
Dry mouth
Tremors
Acute anxiety
Depression
Psychosis
Possible death
Frightening flashbacks (called Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder [HPPD])
Ongoing visual disturbances
PCPAngel
Angel dust
Boat
Dummy dust
Love boat
Peace
Supergrass
Zombie
Dissociate from the body and surroundings
Hallucinations
Less inhibition
Sense of power/confidence
Numbness
Loss of coordination
Aggressive and violent

Increase heart rate Increased blood pressure
Increased breathing rate
Increased body temperature.
Cannot feel pain
Memory loss
Thinking problems
Problems talking clearly, such as slurring words or stuttering.
Depression
Anxiety
Kidney failure
Heart arrhythmias
Muscle rigidity
Seizures
Death
Addiction
Mental confusion
Irritability
Muscle breakdown
PsilocybinMagic mushrooms
Mushrooms
Shrooms
Hallucinations
Altered perception of time Inability to tell fantasy from reality, panic
Muscle relaxation
Weakness
Problems with movement Enlarged pupils
Nausea
Vomiting
Drowsiness
Risk of flashbacks
Memory problems
InhalantsGluey
Huff
Rush
Whippets
Slight stimulation
Feeling of less inhibition
Loss of consciousness
Intoxication to all organs
Slurred speech
Inability to coordinate movements
Euphoria
Dizziness
Rapid heart rhythms
Paint or stains on body or clothing
Spots or sores around
the mouth
Red or runny eyes or nose Chemical breath odor
Dazed or dizzy appearance Nausea
Sudden sniffing death due to heart failure (from butane, propane, and other chemicals in aerosols)
Death from asphyxiation Suffocation
Enlarged blood vessels Enhanced sexual pleasure
Dementia
Weight loss
Muscle weakness
Disorientation
Inattentiveness
Depression
Heart failure
Death
Liver and kidney damage
Bone marrow damage
Limb spasms due to nerve damage
Brain damage from lack of oxygen that can cause problems with thinking, movement, vision, and hearing.
SteroidsArnolds
Juice
Pumpers
Roids
Stackers
Weight gainers
Dramatic mood swings Increased feelings of hostility Impaired judgment
Increased aggression Headache
Acne
Fluid retention (especially in the hands and feet)
Oily skin
Yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes
Infection at the injectied site
Depression
Suicidal ideations
Injections and non-sterile environments: HIV/AIDS or
hepatitis B or C.
Endocarditis, a bacterial infection that
causes a potentially fatal inflammation of the heart lining
Prescription DrugsVariesPain relief
Drowsiness
Nausea
Constipation
Euphoria
Confusion
Slowed breathing
Death
Death
Pregnancy miscarriage, low birth weight, neonatal abstinence syndrome
Risk of HIV, hepatitis, and other infectious diseases from shared needles.
Oxycodone

Hillbilly Heroin
Kicker
OC
Ox
Roxy
Perc
Oxy
Euphoria and feelings of relaxation
Pain relief
Sedation
Respiratory depression
Constipation
Papillary constriction
Cough suppression
Severe liver damage
Extreme drowsiness
Muscle weakness
Confusion
Slow heart rate
Coma
Death
HeroinBig H
Black tar
Chiva
Hell dust
Horse
Negra
Smack
Thunder
Euphoria
Warm flushing of skin
Dry mouth
Heavy feeling in the hands and feet
Clouded thinking
Alternate wakeful and drowsy states
Itching
Nausea
Vomiting
Slowed breathing and heart rate
Collapsed veins
Abscesses (swollen tissue with pus)
Infection of the lining and valves in the heart
Constipation and stomach cramps
Liver or kidney disease
Pneumonia.
FentanylApache
China girl
China white
Dance fever
Friend
Goodfella
Jackpot
Murder 8
TNT
Tango and Cash
Euphoria
Drowsiness
Nausea
Confusion
Constipation
Sedation
Respiratory depression and arrest
Unconsciousness
Coma
Addiction
Death
Opioid poisoning
Cough Medicine-DXMCCC
Dexing
DXM
Poor man’s PCP
Robo tripping
Rojo
Skittling
Triple C
Velvet
Confusion
Inappropriate laughter
Agitation
Paranoia
Hallucinations
Feeling of floating
Over-excitability
Lethargy
Loss of coordination
Slurred speech
Sweating
Hypertension
Involuntary spasmodic movement of the eyeballs
Buildup of excess acid in body fluids
Liver damage
Rapid heart rate
Lack of coordination
Vomiting
Seizures
Coma
SalviaMaria Pastora
Sally-D
Sage of the seers
Diviner’s sage
Magic mint
Lady salvia
Purple sticky
Shepherdess’s nerb
Sister salvia
Psychic effects include perceptions of bright lights, vivid colors, shapes, and body movement, as well as body or object distortions.
Panic
Uncontrollable laughter
A sense of overlapping realities
Hallucinations
Loss of coordination
Dizziness
Slurred speech
Short-term memory loss
Loss of coordination
Slurred speech
Loss of consciousness
Out-of-body experiences
Depression
Anxiety
Restlessness
Mood swings
KratomHerbal speedball
Biak-biak
Ketum
Kahuam
Ithang
Thom
Sensitivity to sunburn
Sedation
Euphoria
Decreased pain
Hallucinations
Delusion
Confusion
Nausea
Itching
Sweating
Dry mouth
Constipation
Increased urination
Tachycardia
Vomiting
Drowsiness
Loss of appetite
Anorexia
Hepatotoxicity
Seizures
Addiction
Anorexia
Weight loss
Insomnia
Skin darkening
Synthetic MarijuanaSpice
K2
Blaze
RedX dawn
Paradise
Demon
Black magic
Spike
Mr. nice guy
Ninja
Zohai
Dream
Genie
Sence
Smoke
Skunk
Serenity
Yucatan
Fire
Crazy Clown
Incense
Potpourri
Intense hallucinations
Severe agitation
Disorganized thoughts
Paranoid
Delusions
Violent behavior
Tachycardia (elevated
heart rate)
Elevated blood pressure
Unconsciousness
Tremors
Seizures
Vomiting
Hallucinations
Anxiety
Numbness and tingling
Death by heart attack
Acute kidney injury
Use of synthetic cannabinoids has led to an increase in emergency room visits
Synthetic StimulantsDesigner cathinones
Bath salts
Bliss
Blue silk
Cloud nine
Drone
Energy-1
Ivory wave
Lunar wave
Meow meow
Ocean burst
Pure ivory
Purple wave
Red dove
Snow leopard
Stardust
Vanilla sky
White dove
White knight
White lightning
Confusion
Acute psychosis
Agitation
Combativeness
Self-destructive behavior
Rapid heartbeat
Hypertension
Hyperthermia
Teeth grinding
Sweating
Headaches
Increased sociability and sex drive
Breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue
Kidney failure
Death
Risk of HIV, hepatitis, and other infectious diseases from shared needles.
Synthetic OpioidsVaries
Relaxation
Euphoria
Pain relief
Sedation
Confusion
Drowsiness
Dizziness
Nausea
Vomiting
Urinary retention
Pupillary constriction
Respiratory depression
Opioid poisoning
Death
Organ damage
Central nervous system damage