Barbiturates “The barbiturate addict presents a shocking spectacle. He cannot coordinate, he staggers, falls off bar stools, goes to sleep in the middle of sentences, food drops out of his mouth. He is confused, quarrelsome and stupid.” -- William Burroughs BARBITURATES CONTENT
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Barbiturates are identified on the street by the color of the pill and can be called:
for developing aspirin, and
first used in medical practices. Barbital (barbitone), was used as a sedative for the chronically nervous.
Barbiturates can be ingested
in a variety of ways:
- Injected into the bloodstream or muscle (MAINLINING)
- Injected under the skin (SKIN POPPING)
Loss of Coordination
Percentage of People Age 18-25 Reporting Barbiturate Use,
1999-2000 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
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