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Drug Chart

DRUG CHART 

Source:  HTTP://WWW.NIDA.NIH.GOV/ COMMON DRUGS OF USE

 

TYPE OF DRUG

EXAMPES

SLANG NAMES

WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE

HOW IS IT USED

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF USE

 Designer Drugs  (Synthetics)

  K2

  Fake weed, Spice,
  K2 Spice

  Herbs, spices,
  leaves

  Smoked

  High like marijuana,
  euphoria, agitation

 

 Bath Salts

 Disguised and  sold as “bath  salts,” “plant food,”  “hookah cleaner”  and other  products.  Packaging usually  states “not for  human  consumption”  somewhere on it.

 

 Injected, smoked,  snorted, ingested  orally

 Amphetamine-like—  some report paranoia  and hallucinations. It  is extremely  dangerous and hard  on the body.

  Cannabenoids

  Marijuana

  Weed, Pot, Loud,  Gas

  Dried parsley, seeds
  and stems

  Eaten, smoked
  rolled or in a bowl

  Loss of motivation,
  redden eyes,
  memory lapses,
  incoordination

 

 Wax, Dab

 Shatter, ear  wax, honey oil,  amber, dap or  dapping.

   Eaten, smoked
 rolled or in a bowl
 Loss of motivation,
  redden eyes,
  memory lapses,
  incoordination

  Stimulants

  Nicotine

  Smokes, cigs, butts,
  dip, snuf

  Dried brown leaves

  Smoked, chewed

  Smoker’s breath,
  Stained fingers,  teeth

 

  Amphetamines

  Speed, uppers,
  dexies, Black
  beauties, pep pills

  Capsules, pills,
  tablets

  Eaten, injected,
  Inhaled

  Excessive activity,
  restlessness, Dilated
  pupils, nervousness

 

  Methamphetamines

  Crystal Meth, crank

  White powder, pills,
  rock resembles a
  block of paraffin

  Inhaled, Injected,      Smoked

  Excessive activity,
  restlessness, dilated
  pupils, nervousness,
  Highly addictive

  Cocaines

  Cocaine

  Coke, snow, blow,
  nose candy, bigC,
  flake

  White crystalline
  powder

  Inhaled through  nose

  Restlessness,  dilated
  pupils, talkativeness,
  euphoric, sniffing,
  nasal irritation

 

  Crack Cocaine

  Rock, Freebase rock

  Beige pea sized
  pellets or crystalline
  rocks

  Smoked

  Same as cocaine but
  high is swifter and
  more intense

  Depressants

  Alcohol

  Booze, sauce, brew,
  Juice, hard stuff

  Clear or amber liquid

  Swallowed, (may be
  taken with “Energy
  Drink”)

  Impaired judgment,
  slurred speech, odor
  on breath,
  incoordination

 

  Barbiturates

  Downers, Barbs,
  Blue/Red devils,
  Yellow jackets

  Various colored
  capsules

  Swallowed

  Drowsiness,
  confusion, slurred
  speech, staggering
  gait

 

  Tranquilizers

  Valium, serax, blues,
  Librium, Miltown, Xanax

  Tablets, capsules, zanny bars, bars

  Swallowed

  Drowsiness,
  confusion, slurred
  speech, impaired
  judgment

  Narcotics

  Heroin

  Smack, horse,
  brown sugar

  White to dark brown
  powder, tar-like
  substance

  Injected, smoked,
  inhaled nasally

  Lethargy, small
  pupils, decreased
  coordination, needle
  marks, vomiting,
  slow breathing

 

  Codeine

  Cough medicine,
  Tylenol with codeine

  Dark liquid, Tablets

  Swallowed, injected

  Same as above

 

  Methadone

  Methadone, amidone

  Solution

  Orally, injected

  Same as above

 

 Percocet

       
 

 Oxycodone

 Oxycontin      
 

 Vicoden

       
 

 Desomorpine

 Krokodil, Russian Magic  Krokodil also contains gasoline, paint thinner, lighter fluid, iodine, hydrochloric acid, red phosphorus.  

Krokodil contains Desomorphine, which is an opioid derivative. 

Krokodil causes- skin ulcerations, infections and gangrene (actually it's named after this side effect from the green/black scale like skin that results from injecting it. It eventually eats away the tissue completely.

The high is euphoria, opioid like, and it is supposed to be 8-10 times more potent than heroin and lasts a short time (maybe 2 hours).

  Club Drugs

  Ecstasy

  E, X, XTC

  Capsule, table,
  Powder (tasteless)

  Swallowed

  Euphoria,
  hallucinations,
  increased blood
  pressure, diminished
  thirst

 

  GHB

  Liquid X, Georgia
  Home Boy, Grievous
  Bodily Harm

  Tablet, capsule,
  liquid

  Swallowed

  Reduced inhibitions,
  amnesia, “date rape”
  drug

 

  Ketamine

  Vitamin K, Kit Kat

  Liquid, white powder

  Swallowed,    injected,
  smoked with MJ or
  tobacco

  Unconsciousness,
  delirium, flashbacks,
  amnesia

 

  Rohypnol

  Roofies, R-2

  Small white tablet
  “roche” on side, blue
  tinge when dissolved

  Swallowed,
  dissolved in drink

  “Date Rape
  drug, impaired
  judgment, amnesia,
  slurred speech

  Inhalants

  Solvents & Aerosols

  Airplane glue,
  correction fluid

  Vapors inhaled

  Inhaled or sniffed
  often using bags

  Short term amnesia,
  odor on breath,
  incoordination,
  impaired vision

 

  Amyl Nitrate

  Poppers, snappers

  Yellow liquid in
  ampules

  Vapors inhaled

  Headaches, slowed
  thought

 

  Butyl Nitrate

  Rush, boil, bullet,
  climax

  Small bottles

  Vapors inhaled

  Headaches, slowed
  thought

 

  Nitrous Oxide

  Laughing gas,
  Whippets

  Propellant for
  whipped cream,
  sold in metal
  cylinder

  Vapors inhaled

  Light headed, loss of
  motor control, loss of
  inhibition

  Hallucinogens

  LSD

  Acid, blue heaven

  Liquid on blotter
  paper, in gel, or
  tablet

  Swallowed, liquid in
  eyes

  Hallucinations,
  dilated pupils, mood
  swing, flashbacks

 

  PCP

  Angel dust, killer
  weed, loveboat

  Liquid, capsules,
  white powder

  Swallowed,  injected,
  smoked

  Similar to LSD

 

  Mescaline

  Mesc, buttons,
  cactus

  Hard brown disc,
  tablets

  Chewed,  swallowed,
  smoked

  Similar to LSD

 

  Psilocybin

  Magic mushroom,
  ‘shrooms

  Fresh or dry
  mushrooms

  Chewed, swallowed

  Similar to LSD

 Cough syrup/OTC  medicines

 Triple Cs (CCC)- Coricidin Cold & Cough

 Candy    Swollowed in pill  form  

 

 Dextromethorphan

DXM, dex, DM, Drex, Red Devils, Robo, Rojo, Skittles, Tussin, Velvet, Poor Man’s X, Vitamin D, robotrip

   Found mostly in  cough syrups  
 

 Nyquil

   

 Drink by the bottle,  which contains  alcohol

 
 

 Lean

“Dirty Sprite:” Crushed  pills (oxys, Xanax, etc.) mixed with Sprite and cough syrup.

   A mixture of cough  syrup and Sprite or  some other kind of  juice or soda.   

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Rohypnol, also known as The Date Rape Drug, has been added to the chart.  Dropped into drinks, it becomes colorless, odorless, and tasteless.  Swallowed alone for a euphoric, drunken-like high.  Both females and males are at risk when this drug is used.

 

 

 

 

Published by Parent Network of Catholic High Schools, reviewed June 2017 ................................................... www.parentnetworkstl.org