Street Drug Names Clearbrook

Although you may know the major names for many illegal drugs, the drug nicknames for these substances may not be as recognizable. Knowing a little bit about the drugs and their street names can be extremely useful, especially if you believe someone you love is suffering from a drug addiction and may need Pennsylvania drug treatment.

At our Pennsylvania treatment center, we have heard it all and want to educate you on the street names for common drugs so that you can get your loved one the help they need at Clearbrook Treatment Centers. Below is a list of the most commonly abused drugs, their slang names, and what effects these drugs can have on a person. Click on the main drug names to learn more about treatment options at our drug rehab center in Pennsylvania.

Common Drug Street Names

Cocaine/Crack

Also Known As

Rock    Blow    Coke    Powder    White Horse    Candy    Snow    Bump    Charlie

Effects

A stimulant, cocaine can increase heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure, and metabolism. It can give you extra energy and alertness. It can also cause loss of appetite, anxiety, tremors, paranoia, and psychosis.

Marijuana

Also Known As

Weed    Chronic    Bud    Mary Jane    Pot    Grass    Herb    Reefer    Ganja

Effects

Marijuana 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, heroin can cause users to experience euphoria or drowsiness. It may also cause slurred speech, impaired vision, and constricted pupils. Because of possible serious withdrawal symptoms, a proper heroin addiction rehab will include a medical detox.

Methamphetamine

Also Known As

Crystal or Crystal Meth    Meth    Ice    Crank    Speed    Glass

Effects

A stimulant with effects very similar to cocaine, meth can cause serious mental health problems such as depression, violent behavior, psychosis, and suicide. You should seek out our meth detox center immediately.

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. Because of the various pills out there, a proper prescription drug addiction treatment is the safest way to combat this addiction.

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, seizures, and heart attacks.

Bath Salts

Also Known As

Bombing    Salt    White Lightening

Effects

A stimulant, bath salts can cause rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure, panic attacks, sleep-deprivation psychosis, euphoria, anxiety, dilated pupils, teeth grinding, liver and kidney failure, loss of bowel control, and even death. Get help immediately.

Ecstasy

Also Known As

Molly    E    MDMA

Effects

Ecstasy 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

Suboxone may be used to treat heroin addiction. It can cause sleeping problems, cold or flu symptoms, hair loss, apathy, nausea, and respiratory suppression. Some people may also suffer from suboxone withdrawal.

Do you recognize some of these street names for common drugs? If you suspect that your loved one is abusing one or more of these drugs, you should get them help immediately with our inpatient detox center in Pennsylvania. We will safely wean their body off of the drug before providing individualized therapies and programs designed to create long-term sobriety success. Do not hesitate to get your loved one the professional help they need. Contact our drug and alcoholism treatment center in Pennsylvania today to get started.