The Drug Enforcement Administration classifies the most dangerous drugs in their estimation as Schedule I drugs. These drugs have no medical use and are highly addictive. They are highly likely to be abused by people. They also have the potential to severely damage the mind and body of those that use them. There are also …
Drug Enforcement Administration’s Most Dangerous Drugs
The Drug Enforcement Administration classifies the most dangerous drugs in their estimation as Schedule I drugs. These drugs have no medical use and are highly addictive. They are highly likely to be abused by people. They also have the potential to severely damage the mind and body of those that use them. There are also Schedule II drugs which have some medical use but are also highly addictive.
Heroin is a derivative of opium and is considered as one of the most dangerous drugs. It is extremely addictive and very similar to its legal form morphine. Heroin is a very difficult addiction to break, although withdrawal will not kill you, though overdose and relapse often will.
LSD is a psychedelic. It causes hallucinations and other sensory distortions. As a part of the psychedelic class of drugs, many people consider it only psychologically addictive. Despite this the addiction to it is extremely difficult to overcome. It is currently being studied by researchers for medical uses in treating mood disorders and other psychological issues.
Marijuana is a plant that is usually smoked or ingested for its euphoric properties. Many people do not consider marijuana dangerous and there are efforts for legalization all over the United States. Marijuana was in use for centuries before becoming illegal.
MDMA or Ecstasy
MDMA is another drug that is currently being studied for its therapeutic applications. This drug produces euphoria, heightened sensory awareness, and heightened sexual response. Its powered form carries the name Molly and is extremely popular with young adults and high school students.
Although it is now almost unheard of methaqualone also known as qualudes, is a respiratory and nervous system depressant. People use it as both a sedative and a hypnotic. Those who seek escape from their lives use qualudes to come down from other drugs or to sleep.
Peyote is another psychedelic that was used for centuries before becoming illegal. It provides the user with sensory distortions and hallucinations. The use of peyote is still legal among the Native American tribes of the United States who use it in religious and cultural ceremonies. Peyote is psychologically addiction but not a physically addictive drug.
Although Hydrocodone does have a medical use the potential for abuse is so high that the CDC is calling its abuse and overdose an epidemic. Hydrocodone is a painkiller that is commonly prescribed in combination with acetaminophen.
Methamphetamine is also used medicinally but illegally manufactured methamphetamines are considered as extremely dangerous. Their manufacturing process is explosive and toxic. The drug itself reacts like most amphetamines only much more powerful. Illegally manufactured methamphetamine is often a mix of household and other chemicals. These chemical make it more dangerous and unstable to ingest. It is also one of the most addictive drugs in the world.
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