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What are the 4 types of drug?

What are the 4 types of drug?

What types of drug are there?

  • stimulants (e.g. cocaine)
  • depressants (e.g. alcohol)
  • opium-related painkillers (e.g. heroin)
  • hallucinogens (e.g. LSD)

    What are the 7 types of drugs?

    7 Drug Categories

    • (1) Central Nervous System (CNS) Depressants. CNS depressants slow down the operations of the brain and the body.
    • (2) CNS Stimulants.
    • (3) Hallucinogens.
    • (4) Dissociative Anesthetics.
    • (5) Narcotic Analgesics.
    • (6) Inhalants.
    • (7) Cannabis.

      What are the 5 major drugs?

      Here are the five main categories and some information about each:

      • Central nervous system depressants.
      • Central nervous system stimulants.
      • Opiates and Opiodes.
      • Hallucinogens.
      • Marijuana.

        What are the 10 drugs?

        Top 10 Drugs Prescribed in the U.S.

        • Vicodin (hydrocodone/acetaminophen)
        • Simvastatin (Generic for Zocor)
        • Lisinopril (Generic for Prinivil or Zestril)
        • Levothyroxine (generic for Synthroid)
        • Azithromycin (generic for Zithromax, Z-PAK)
        • Metformin (generic for Glucophage)
        • Lipitor (atorvastatin)
        • Amlodipine (generic for Norvasc)

        How can you tell if a person is on drugs?

        Common Physical Signs Someone is On Drugs A general sense of lethargy, or also excessive energy, depending on the drug. Changes in eating habits, such as a loss of appetite or an increased appetite. Pupils that are either larger or smaller than normal. Watery or bloodshot eyes.

        How are drugs categorized?

        Drugs can be categorized based upon their effects on users. There are essentially seven different drug types, each with its own set of characteristics, effects and dangers. Categories include stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, dissociatives, opioids, inhalants and cannabis.

        What is the scariest drug?

        Scopolamine – also known as Devil’s Breath – has a reputation for being an extremely dangerous drug. In 2012, a Vice documentary dubbed it the “world’s scariest drug”.

        What is the number 1 prescribed drug?

        The Top 300 Drugs of 2021

        Rank Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
        1 Atorvastatin 112,474,023
        2 Levothyroxine 105,773,990
        3 Lisinopril 97,608,879
        4 Metformin Hydrochloride 83,762,981

        What is a drug that slows you down?

        depressants — slow down the function of the central nervous system.

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