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Understanding Types of Drugs. Categorizing Drugs: Proper & Street Name Identification. Narcotics.

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understanding types of drugs

Understanding Types of Drugs

Categorizing Drugs: Proper & Street Name Identification

narcotics
Narcotics
  • Definition:A class of substances that blunt the senses and in large quantities produce euphoria, stupor, or coma; that when used constantly can cause habituation or addiction; and that are used in medicine to relieve pain, cause sedation and induce sleep.
  • Examples:
    • Codeine - Demerol
    • Dilaudid - Heroin
    • Methadone - Morphine
    • Opium - Percodan
    • Talwin - Darvon
    • Paregoric
street names narcotics
Street Names - Narcotics
  • School boy
  • Demies
  • Little D
  • Smack
  • Junk
  • Downtown
  • Meth
  • Dollies
  • M
  • Miss Emma
  • Morph blue velvet
  • Black stuff
  • Perkies
  • Ts
  • Scag
  • - Horse
  • - Dope
stimulants
Stimulants
  • Definition: Something that temporarily quickens some vital process or the functional activity of some organ or part
  • Examples:
    • Benzedrine
    • Dexedrine
    • Methadrine
    • Cocaine
    • Caffeine
    • Nicotine
    • Crack
street names stimulants
Street Names - Stimulants
  • Bennies
  • Black bauties
  • Co-pilots
  • Dexies
  • Speed
  • Meth
  • Crank
  • Uppers
  • Coke
  • Snow
  • Blow
  • Nose candy
  • Toot
  • Uptown whites ups Christmas trees
  • Hearts
depressants
Depressants
  • Definition:Having the quality of depressing or lowering the vital activities; a sedative
  • Examples:
    • Wine - Phenobarbital
    • Beer - Sopor
    • Hard Liquor - Librium
    • Quaaludes - Valium
    • Tuinal - Thorazine
    • Seconal
    • Amytal
    • Nembutal
street names depressants
Street Names - Depressants

Ludes

714s

Qs

Sopors

Red devils

Redbirds

Blue heaven

Tooeys

Barbs

downs

booze

  • Blues
  • Downers
  • Yellow jackets
  • Yellows
  • Phennies
  • Purple hearts
  • Reds
  • F-40s
  • Rainbows
  • D
  • Downers
hallucinogens
Hallucinogens
  • Definition:A substance that induces hallucinations
  • Examples:
    • LSD
    • Mescaline
    • Peyote
    • Psilocybin
    • PCP
    • MDA
street names stimulants9
Street Names - Stimulants

Acid Magic mushrooms

Purple Haze Window panes

Blue Cheer The love drug

Angel Dust

Super Grass

Killer Weed

Scramblers

Blotter Buttons Cubes

Shrooms

Mesc

Cactus

inhalants
Inhalants
  • Definition:A medication, anesthetic, or other compound in vapor or aerosol form, taken by inhalation
  • Examples:
    • Amyl nitrite
    • Butyl nitrite
    • Nitrous oxide
    • Glue
    • Gasoline
    • Cleaning fluid
    • Nail polish remover
    • Aerosol spray
    • Laquer
    • Whiteout
    • Spot Remover
street names inhalants
Street Names - Inhalants

Popper

Bolt

Locker Room

Rush

Ames

Laughing Gas

marijuana
Marijuana
  • Definition: A preparation made from the dried flower clusters and leaves of the cannabis plant, usually smoked or eaten to induce euphoria
  • Examples:
    • Hashish
    • THC
    • Thai Stick
    • Sinsemilla
street names marijuana
Street Names – Marijuana

Pot Roach Maui Woee

Grass Hash BC Bud

Weed Kif

Joint Herb

Jays Ganja

Sticks Acapulco Gold

Mary Jane Panama Red

Reefer Columbian