Illegal Dwugs

Dwugs r bad

Narcotics

An example of narcotics are opioids. An example of opioids is a prescription pain killer called Roxicodone. They hurt the body by producing drowsiness, mental confusion, nausea, constipation, and, depending upon the amount of drug taken, can depress respiration.
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Depressants

An example of depressants are alcohol. They increase GABA and thereby inhibits brain activity. They also produce a drowsy effect which can lead to bad choices.
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Stimulants

An example of stimulants is ecstasy. Stimulants harm the body by increasing blood pressure and heart rate, constrict blood vessels, increase blood glucose, and open up breathing passages.
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Hallucinogens

An example of a hallucinogen is pcp. PCP and other hallucinogen abuse can result in dangerous hallucinations coupled with aggressive behavior.
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Inhalants

An example of inhalants is gasoline. Inhalants can harm the body by causing nausea and starve the body of oxygen.
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