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Address the four categories of depressants, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. For each category, identify specific substances within it, street names, methods of administration, addiction potential, paraphernalia, what effects you might observe in the workplace with a user of this substance, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment possibilities (be sure to list both homeopathic and allopathic where applicable). Include a reference page citing your resources, and include sources other than websites.

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Drug Profile Chart
Address the four categories of depressants, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. For each category, identify specific substances within it, street names, methods of administration, addiction potential, paraphernalia, what effects you might observe in the workplace with a user of this substance, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment possibilities (be sure to list both homeopathic and allopathic where applicable). Include a reference page citing your resources, and include sources other than websites.
DRUG STREET NAME(S) METHODS OF ADMINISTRATION
(Include user paraphernalia) POSSIBLE EFFECTS
(Include physiological effects, addiction potential, and withdrawal symptoms) TREATMENT POSSIBILITIES
(Inpatient/outpatient, homeopathic/allopathic, etc.)
STIMULANTS:
Cocaine Her, Peruvian, Angie
Coke, Dust, Toot, Line, Nose Candy, Snow. Sneeze, Powder, Girl, White Pony, Flake, C, The Lady, Cain, Neurocain, Rock, Crack (1)
Injected, smoked, sniffed, or snorted. (1) The drug creates a strong sense of exhilaration. Users generally feel invincible, carefree, alert, euphoric and have a lot of energy. This is usually followed by agitation, depression, anxiety, paranoia and decreased appetite. The effects of cocaine generally (1)
The long-term effects of using cocaine can include extreme agitation, violent mood swings and depression. Prolonged use of snorting cocaine cause ulcerations in the mucous membrane of the nose and holes and in the barrier separating the nostrils. (1)
It can also result in a loss of appetite, extreme insomnia and sexual problems. Heart disease, heart attacks, respiratory failure, strokes, seizures, and gastrointestinal problems are not uncommon among long-term users of cocaine and crack. (1)
High addiction potential and withdrawal Inpatient/outpatient, 12-step groups
Amphetamines Amp, amped, bennie(s), benz, black & white, black beauties, black mollies, bumblebees, cartwheels, co-pilot, coast to coasts, crisscross, cross tops, dexies, dominoes, eye openers, footballs, hearts, jelly baby, jelly bean, jollies, leapers, lid Proppers, lightning, marathons, oranges, pep pills, rippers, road dope, snap, sparkle plenty, speed, sweets, thrusters, truck drivers, uppers, ups, wake-ups (17)
Swallowed, injected (methamphetamine) or smoked. They are also "snorted" (sniffed) through the nose. (17) Short Term Effects
Increased talkativeness, aggressiveness, breathing rate, heart rate, and blood pressure. Reduced appetite, dilated pupils, visual hallucinations, auditory hallucinations, compulsive, repetitive action. (17)

Effects of large doses can include fever and sweating, dry mouth, headache, paleness, blurred vision, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, tremors, loss of coordination, and collapse. (17)

Long Term Effects
Long-term effects include tolerance and dependence, violence, aggression, and malnutrition due to suppression of appetite. (17)

High addiction potential and withdrawal symptoms
Inpatient/outpatient, 12-step groups
Methylphenidate Ritalin, JIF, MPH, R-ball, Skippy, the smart drug, vitamin R. (2)
Injected, swallowed, snorted. (2) Increased heart rate, blood pressure, metabolism; feelings of exhilaration, energy, increased mental alertness, increase or decrease in blood pressure, psychotic episodes; digestive problems, loss of appetite, weight loss, rapid or irregular heart beat; reduced appetite, weight loss, heart failure. (2)

High addiction potential and withdrawal Inpatient/outpatient, 12-step groups
DEPRESSANTS:
Chloral Hydrate

Barbiturates Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, Phenobarbital; barbs, reds, red birds, phennies, tooies, yellows, yellow jackets. (14)
Injected, swallowed. (14) Reduced pain and anxiety; feeling of well-being; sedation, drowsiness, lowered inhibitions; depression, unusual excitement, fever, irritability, poor judgment, slurred speech, dizziness, slowed pulse and breathing; lowered blood pressure; poor concentration; confusion, fatigue; impaired coordination, memory, judgment; respiratory depression and arrest, addiction. (14)

Withdrawal: Symptoms appear within 24 hours of the last dose, peak about the second day and then fade over the next week. Symptoms include: restlessness, anxiety, and insomnia. Among heavy users there may be delirium and seizure. This is particularly likely to follow sudden withdrawal and so doses should be reduced gradually over time. (24)
Inpatient/outpatient,; 12-step groups
Methaqualone Quaalude, Sopor, Parest; ludes, mandrex, quad, quay. (13)
Injected, swallowed. (13) Euporia, reduced pain and anxiety; feeling of well-being; lowered inhibitions; slowed pulse and breathing; lowered blood pressure; poor concentration; depression, poor reflexes, slurred speech, coma; confusion, fatigue; impaired coordination, memory, judgment; respiratory depression and arrest, addiction. (13)
High addiction potential and withdrawal Inpatient/outpatient, 12-step groups
Benzodiazepines Vallies ...

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