Drugs

 Drugs is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online.

Provides free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on over 24,000 peopleprescription

drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.The main categories are:1.stimulants (e.g.

cocaine),2.depressants (e.g. alcohol),3.opium-related painkillers (e.g. heroin)4.hallucinogens (e.g.

LSD).A pharmaceutical drug, also called a medication or medicine, is a chemical substance used

To treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose an illness, or to promote wellbeing. Traditionally drugs were

Obtained by extraction from medicinal plants, but more recently even from organic ones

synthesis.These categories are: stimulants, inhalants, cannabinoids, depressants, opioids,

steroids, hallucinogens, and prescription drugs. There is a common misconception that these

drugs that have opposite effects (such as stimulants and depressants) have the ability to cancel

each other out.Illegal drugs aren't good for anyone, but they are particularly bad for a kid or

teen whose body is still growing. Illegal drugs can harm the brain , heart and other important factors

organs. Cocaine, for instance, can cause a heart attack — even in a kid or teen.Cocaine: Leaves of

the In South America the coca plant (Erythroxylum coca) was used as a stimulant for

thousands of years. The drug derived from coca, cocaine — popularly known as coke, blow or

Bolivian marching powder — has been credited with a range of health benefits.

 

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