Rx Drug Chart – NH

Substances:
Category and Name
Examples of Commercial
and Street Names
DEA Schedule*/
How Administered**
Intoxication Effects / Potential Health Consequences
Depressants
barbiturates




benzodiazepines (other than flunitrazepam)



flunitrazepam***+
Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, Phenobarbital; barbs, reds, red birds, phennies, tooies, yellows, yellow jackets



Ativan, Halcion, Librium, Valium, Xanax; candy, downers, sleeping pills, tranks



Rohypnol; forget-me pill, Mexican Valium, R2, Roche, roofies, roofinol, rope, rophies
II, III, V / injected, swallowed



IV / swallowed




III / injected, snorted, smoked
reduced pain and anxiety; feeling of well-being; lowered inhibitions; slowed pulse and breathing; lowered blood pressure; poor concentration/confusion, fatigue; impaired coordination, memory, judgment; respiratory depression and arrest, addiction

Also, for barbiturates—sedation, drowsiness/depression, unusual excitement, fever, irritability, poor judgment, slurred speech, dizziness

for benzodiazepines—sedation, drowsiness/dizziness

for flunitrazepam—visual and gastrointestinal disturbances, urinary retention, memory loss for the time under the drug’s effects
Dissociative Anesthetics
ketamineKetalar SV; cat Valium, K, Special K, vitamin K
increased heart rate and blood pressure, impaired motor function/memory loss; numbness; nausea/vomiting

Also, for ketamine—at high doses, delirium, depression, respiratory depression and arrest
Opioids and Morphine Derivativespain relief, euphoria, drowsiness/respiratory depression and arrest, nausea, confusion, constipation, sedation, unconsciousness, coma, tolerance, addiction

Also, for codeine—less analgesia, sedation, and respiratory depression than morphine
codeineEmpirin with Codeine, Fiorinal with Codeine, Robitussin A-C, Tylenol with Codeine; Captain Cody, Cody, schoolboy; (with glutethimide) doors & fours, loads, pancakes and syrupII, III, IV / injected, swallowed
fentanylActiq, Duragesic, Sublimaze; Apache, China girl, China white, dance fever, friend, goodfella, jackpot, murder 8, TNT, Tango and CashII / injected, smoked, snorted
morphineRoxanol, Duramorph; M, Miss Emma, monkey, white stuffII, III / injected, swallowed, smoked
opiumlaudanum, paregoric; big O, black stuff, block, gum, hopII, III, V / swallowed, smoked
other opioid pain relievers (oxycodone, meperidine, hydromorphone, hydrocodone, propoxyphene)Tylox, OxyContin, Percodan, Percocet; oxy 80s, oxycotton, oxycet, hillbilly heroin, percs
Demerol, meperidine hydrochloride; demmies, pain killer
Dilaudid; juice, dillies
Vicodin, Lortab, Lorcet; Darvon, Darvocet
II, III, IV / swallowed, injected, suppositories, chewed, crushed, snorted
Stimulantsincreased heart rate, blood pressure, metabolism; feelings of exhilaration, energy, increased mental alertness/rapid or irregular heart beat; reduced appetite, weight loss, heart failure

Also, for amphetamines—rapid breathing; hallucinations/tremor, loss of coordination; irritability, anxiousness, restlessness, delirium, panic, paranoia, impulsive behavior, aggressiveness, tolerance, addiction

for cocaine—increased temperature/chest pain, respiratory failure, nausea, abdominal pain, strokes, seizures, headaches, malnutrition

for methamphetamine—aggression, violence, psychotic behavior/memory loss, cardiac and neurological damage; impaired memory and learning, tolerance, addiction

for methylphenidate—increase or decrease in blood pressure, psychotic episodes/digestive problems, loss of appetite, weight loss
amphetaminesBiphetamine, Dexedrine; bennies, black beauties, crosses, hearts, LA turnaround, speed, truck drivers, uppersII / injected, swallowed, smoked, snorted
cocaineCocaine hydrochloride; blow, bump, C, candy, Charlie, coke, crack, flake, rock, snow, tootII / injected, smoked, snorted
methamphetamineDesoxyn; chalk, crank, crystal, fire, glass, go fast, ice, meth, speedII / injected, swallowed, smoked, snorted
methylphenidateRitalin; JIF, MPH, R-ball, Skippy, the smart drug, vitamin RII / injected, swallowed, snorted
Other Compoundsno intoxication effects/hypertension, blood clotting and cholesterol changes, liver cysts and cancer, kidney cancer, hostility and aggression, acne; adolescents, premature stoppage of growth; in males, prostate cancer, reduced sperm production, shrunken testicles, breast enlargement; in females, menstrual irregularities, development of beard and other masculine characteristics
anabolic steroidsAnadrol, Oxandrin, Durabolin, Depo-Testosterone, Equipoise; roids, juiceIII / injected, swallowed, applied to skin

* Schedule I and II drugs have a high potential for abuse. They require greater storage security and have a quota on manufacturing, among other restrictions. Schedule I drugs are available for research only and have no approved medical use; Schedule II drugs are available only by prescription (unrefillable) and require a form for ordering. Schedule III and IV drugs are available by prescription, may have five refills in 6 months, and may be ordered orally. Some Schedule V drugs are available over the counter.

** Taking drugs by injection can increase the risk of infection through needle contamination with staphylococci, HIV, hepatitis, and other organisms.

*** Associated with sexual assaults.

+ Not available by prescription in U.S

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