Rohypnol is a tranquilizer. It is usually a white or green pill. This drug is typically taken by sniffing crushed up pills, sprinkling the powder onto marijuana, injecting or dissolved into a drink.
By dissolving the drug people are able to sneak it into other peoples drinks without there knowledge. This has known as the "date rape drug"
Effects of Rohypnol usually set in 20-30 minutes after intake and cause "paralyzing" effects on the individual. Loss of memory is noted as well as loss of muscle control, confusion, drowsiness and amnesia.
Other names include:
Ketamine was developed in 1962 as an effort to make a safer anesthetic to PCP.
Ketamine is a tranquilizer most commonly used in Animals and can be a clear liquid or white powder.
This drug can be used many ways but mostly it is sniffed or dissolved in liquid and injected.
Effects of this drug includes: delirium, amnesia, depression, memory and cognitive difficulties.
Other names for Ketamine are:
Khat (Catha edulis) is pronounced "cot" is a plant native to East Africa.
Grown for use as a stimulant it has been used in Africa and the Arabian Peninsula for centuries. Chewing this plant actually predates the use of coffee. Khat keeps its effects for about 48 hours after being cut but quickly looses its potency after that, making it less desirable if not fresh.
may become more talkative
increased heart rate and blood pressure
cancer of the mouth
Kratom is a plant grown mostly in Southeast Asia (mostly in Thailand & Malaysia). Kratom is a member of the Mitragyna plant in the same family as coffee & the Psychotria viridis.
This drug is processed in a similar way to Cannabis. It is dried and then smoked, brewed in teas or made into pills for oral consumption.
typical symptoms seen in other drugs are absent in Kratom (near normal pulse, blood pressure, body temperature & pupil size)
reduction in anxiety
increase or decrease in urination
loss of appetite
Krokodil (Desomorphine) is a derivative of Morphine. This drug has Opiate effects and seems to have a faster onset, shorter duration & causes less nausea & respiratory issues.
This drug has found its biggest popularity in Russia. The manufacturing process is similar to Methamphetamine making clandestine labs popular.
This drug got it's name from the crocodile appearance of users skin.
Thankfully this drug has not caught on in popularity in the United States
Yaba is a mixture of methamphetamine and caffeine. It is produced mostly in Southeast Asia & East Asia.
Tablets are the popular form Yaba takes. Users either smoking the vapors from the tablets, crushing and snorting the pill, injecting or ingested orally.
rapid heart rate
increased blood pressure
Salvia is a perennial herb in the mint family. It is native to Mexico but grows easily in the United States.
Salvia's main ingredient is a hallucinogen.
Salvia is mostly smoked, chewed or brewed in tea.
Effects of this drug are still widely unknown but people report hallucinations, loss of motor functions, trouble with speech and strange auditory effects.
DXM (Dextromethorphan) is a cough suppressant found easily in over-the-counter cough medicines. When used in greater than recommended dosages this seemingly safe cold remedy is very dangerous and potent.
elevated heart rate
when mixed with a SSRI antidepressant it can cause Serotonin Excess Syndrome which is fatal.
Other names for this drug include:
Jinson Weed is used as a hallucinogen. This is a member of the Belladonna alkaloid family and is an annual herb.
Jimson Weed is also called:
The leaves are bitter tasting and the plant blooms white or purple trumpet shaped flowers. The seeds of the fruit of the plant are the most toxic. Mostly this plant when abused are eaten raw, made into a tea or smoked.
elevated body temperature
dry mucus membranes
decreased gastrointestinal motility
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