by elliana hamilton 4 hour
How is the Drug Taken into the Body?
Slang and Street Names:
- red devils
- yellow jackets
- red dolls
How does the Drug Effect the Body?
small quantities relieve insomnia, anxiety, and tension. They make the user appear drunk. The lethal dose is close to the normal amount so it is easy to over-dose. The user might not even know she or he is doing it.
serious risk of overdosing because of the lethal dose. Mixed with alcohol, tranquilizers, or heroin, it can be fatal. Pneumonia and bronchitis can happen to heavy users. Long term use of barbiturates can cause depression, intense tiredness, extreme mood swings, impaired memory, are all long term effects.