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Drug Types. (Unit 8). bsapp.com. Types of Drugs . Most drugs fit into one or more of the following categories: Narcotics Hallucinogens Depressants Stimulants. bsapp.com. Narcotics -induce a state of lethargy or sluggishness. Narcotics a analgesics –relieve pain

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Drug Types

(Unit 8)

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Types of Drugs

Most drugs fit into one or more of the following categories:

  • Narcotics

  • Hallucinogens

  • Depressants

  • Stimulants

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Narcotics-induce a state of lethargy or sluggishness

  • Narcotics a analgesics –relieve pain

  • Most come from the poppy plant

  • Example Narcotics

    Morphine Methadone

    Heroin Codeine

    OxyContin

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Hallucinogens-cause marked alterations in normal thought process, perceptions, and moods

  • Marijuana

  • LSD

  • PCP

  • Acid

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Depressants – depress (slow down) action in the Central Nervous System

  • Alcohol

  • Barbiturates (downers)

  • Inhalants

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Stimulants – stimulate (speed up) action in the Central Nervous System

  • Cocaine

  • Crack

  • Crystal Meth

  • Amphetamines

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