Effects of Cathinones Abuse

Cathinone is an intoxicant found in khat, a plant grown in Yemen, Ethiopia, Somalia and other countries near the Horn of Africa. It is a mild and addictive stimulant that is released into the body when the leaves of this…

Benzodiazepine effects (Valium, Xanax)

Effects of Benzodiazepine Abuse People start abusing benzodiazepines (also called “benzos”) usually in one of two different ways. They may start taking them as prescribed, then progress to taking more than ordered. Or they may start out by getting them illicitly…

Effects of Barbiturates Abuse (Seconal, Nembutal)

Barbiturate effects (Seconal, Nembutal) The primary desirable effect of barbiturates – from a doctor’s viewpoint – is that they tend to induce sleep. For a person who is sleepless and anxious, these drugs offer a solution. But as long as doctors…

Effects of Bath Salts Abuse

Bath salts is the street name for a group of often changing synthetic drugs on the illicit market, so the full effects of using bath salts is not fully known. Medical personnel who come across someone who is in a…