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Euphoria,
grogginess,
impaired short-term memory,
talkativeness,
vasodilation (flushing),
and at high levels, respiratory depression.
Alcohol
Elation and euphoria,
impaired short-term memory,
distortion of time perception,
poor performance of tasks requiring concentration (such as driving),
and loss of judgement.
Marijuana
Euphoria,
increased motor activity,
dilated pupils,
decreased fatiguablity,
tachycardia,
HTN and hyperthermia,
sometimes ass. w/ paranoid ideation;
physical findings might include changes in the nasal mucosa.
Cocaine
Euphoria,
increassed sensual awareness,
increased psychic and emotional energy,
nausea,
teeth grinding,
blurred vision,
jaw clenching,
anxiety,
panic attacks,
and psychosis
Methamphetamine and Methylene Dioxymethamphetamine (Ectasy)
Euphoria,
decreased pain sensation,
pinpoint pupils,
hypothermia,
vasodilation,
possible respiratory depression,
physical findings may includes needle marks over veins.
Opiates including morphine, heroin, and codeine
Euphoria,
nystagmus,
ataxia,
and emotional lability,
hallucinations,
affecting body image that can result in panic reactions
disorientation,
hypersalivation,
and abusive language
Phencyclidine (PCP
Sedation,
pinpoint pupils,
hypotension,
bradycardia,
hypothermia,
hyporeflexia,
and CNS and respiratory depression
Barbiturates
Can cause lethal cardiac arrhythmias, tachycardia, MI, and cerebral vascular accidents.
Cocaine
What are the effects of Jimson weed seeds?
Jimsonweed seeds are abused because of their profound hallucinogenic effect. There have been many fatalities associated with this drug. Typically patients present as agitated adolescents with signs of anticholinergic toxicity such as tachycardia, dilated pupils, and flushed skin.
What are the effects of LSD?
Hallucinations, esp visual, are the most common and most striking effect of LSD. Sensations are magnified and distorted. The patient may imagine seeing odors or hearing colors. The emotional response can be wither positive and pleasurable or negative and frightening.
What are the 2 most common date-rape drugs?
Flunitrazepam and gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) are the 2 most commonly used date rate drugs.
Flunitrazepam (aka Rophynol; street names:Roofies, Roachies, the forget pill, Roofenol)
Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (aka GHB; street names: easy lay, grievious body harm)
Flunitrazepam is a benzodiazepine tablet that quickly dissolves in liquids as a colorless and odorless sedative/hypnotic agent. Symptoms of dizziness, disorientation, and/or nausea begin within 15-20 minutes following ingestion, and peak with unconsciousness within 1-2 hours.
GHB, commonly used as a euphoriant in rave or aphrodisiac at parties or raves, also can be unknowingly ingested by a victim who is subsequently sexually assaulted or raped.