Addiction Drug Types
The most commonly abused medications are:
- Medications for insomnia
- Medications for anxiety
- Medications for depression
- Narcotic pain medication:
The most commonly abused street drugs are:
- Angel dust
- Ice abuse
- Speed abuse
Addiction Drug GHB
Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a natural chemical in the brain.
The drug is used for:
Addiction Drug Hallucinogens
Hallucinations are seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not real. Hallucinogenic drugs cause a dream-like state. These drugs can cause flashbacks, which are hallucinations long after having taken the drug.
Types of hallucinogens include:
- Angel dust
Addiction Drug Marijuana
Marijuana and hashish are the most commonly abused street drugs. Both of these drugs come from the plant, cannabis. This drug can be smoked or eaten.
Addiction Drug Narcotics
Narcotic drugs are used to treat pain.
Types of narcotic pain medications:
Addiction Drug Sedatives
Addiction Drug Stimulants
Stimulants cause the body and mind to be overactive or excited.
Types of stimulants include:
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