Although we know the major names for the more common illegal drugs, the nicknames for these substances may not be recognizable to many. But knowing what the street drug names are can be extremely useful, especially if you believe someone you love is suffering from drug addiction.

Street Drug Names Clearbrook

Here is a list of most common drugs, their slang names, and what effects these drugs can have on a person. To learn more about how Clearbrook treats for these drugs, click on the drug name below:

Cocaine/Crack

Also Known As
Rock    Blow    Coke    Powder    White Horse    Candy    Snow    Bump    Charlie
Effects
A stimulant, cocaine can increase your heart rate and metabolism. It can give you extra energy, alertness, and an increase in body temperature and blood pressure. Can cause loss of appetite, anxiety, tremors, paranoia and psychosis.

Marijuana

Also Known As
Weed    Chronic    Bud    Mary Jane    Pot    Grass    Herb    Reefer    Ganja
Effects
Can cause euphoria, relaxation, sensory distortion, anxiety, increase in appetite and heart rate, and possible paranoia.

Heroin

Also Known As
Smack    Dope    Dragon    China White    H or Big H    Junk    Skunk
Effects
A depressant, users can experience euphoria, drowsiness, heavy limbs, dry mouth, flushed skin. Can cause slurred speech, impaired vision, constricted pupils.

Methamphetamine

Also Known As
Crystal or Crystal Meth    Meth    Ice    Crank    Speed    Glass
Effects
A stimulant, the effects are very similar to cocaine. In addition, meth can cause teeth rot (also known as meth mouth). Can cause serious mental health problems such as depression, violent behavior, psychosis, and suicide.

Prescription Drugs/Opioids

Also Known As
Oxy    OC    Blues    Zanny Bars
Effects
Similar to heroin, opioids can cause sedation, dizziness, nausea, mental confusion, drowsiness, constipation, and respiratory depression.

Synthetic Marijuana

Also Known As
Spice    K2    Salvia    Chronic
Effects
Similar to marijuana, spice can also cause sudden stints of hyperactivity, angry outbursts, physical aggression, panic attacks, hallucinations, altered perceptions, seizure, and heart attacks.

Bath Salts

Also Known As
Bombing    Salt    White Lightening
Effects
A stimulant, can cause rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure, panic attacks, sleep-deprivation psychosis, euphoria, anxiety, dilated pupils, teeth grinding, liver and kidney failure, loss of bowl control, and death.

Ecstasy

Also Known As
Molly    E    MDMA
Effects
Can cause euphoria, emotional warmth, empathy, decreased anxiety, restlessness, irritability, impulsiveness, lack of appetite, aggression, nausea, sweating, muscle cramping, heart and kidney failure, and arrhythmia.

Suboxone

Also Known As
Subs    Bupe    Boxes
Effects
Can cause sleeping problems, cold or flu symptoms, hair loss, apathy, nausea, and respiratory suppression.