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Drugs

Depressant Stimulant Hallucinogen Tolerance Dependence Withdrawal Tranquilizer Morphine Cocaine Heroin Hepatitis Amphetamine Codeine Crack Nicotine LSD Alcohol Psychoactive drug Over-the-counter drug Inhalants Narcotics Tranquilizers Barbiturates Synergistic effect Antagonistic effect Sedatives Designer drugs Methadone Psychedelics Drug misuse Anesthetic Inhalation OTC drugs Drug abuse Side effect Solubility Tolerance Dose Prescription Free basing
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Drug
Any chemical taken into the body that causes changes in a person's body or behavior
Depressant
Drugs (such as alcohol) that reduce neural activity and slow body functions/reaction times.
Stimulant
Drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, and the more powerful amphetamines, cocaine, and Ecstasy, heroin) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions/reaction times.
Dependence
A state in which there is a compulsive or chronic need, as for a drug.
Withdrawal
The discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing the use of an addictive drug
Nicotine
A stimulating and highly addictive drug in tobacco
Alcohol
A legal depressant
Dose
amount of a drug
Prescription
An order for medicine or other treatment written by a doctor.
Caffiene
A type of stimulant that is not illegal and that is often consumed by people in drinks
Addiction
Something that causes someone to become 'dependent' upon it because they have formed a chemical or mental habit
Medicines
Drugs that help people suffering from pain or disease.
hallucinogen
A drug that distorts perception, thought, and mood (ex LSD, PCP, marijuana, psychedelic mushrooms)
narcotic
drug that relieves pain and induces sleep (morphine and codeine, norcos, vicodin, percocet)
anabolic steroid
Synthetic chemicals that are similar to hormones produced in the body (testosterone, beta blockers)
ecstacy, Molly
Is both a stimulant like amphetamines and a hallucinogen.

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