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Alexa Eason

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Transcript of LSD & PCP

"Lysergic Acid Diethylamide" or LSD is a hallucinogen drug
Common names are acid, and Lucy
What is it?
LSD is a fungus that grows on rye and other grains
Colorless and odorless
Slightly bitter taste
Can be crystallized, tabs, or gelatin squares
Occasionally in liquid form
Long Term Effects
Body creates a tolerance to LSD
Flashbacks of the trip occur due to physical exercise, fatigue, or other drug use
A re-trip can occur for a minute up to 10 years after initial hit
Interesting Facts
LSD is the most potent hallucinogen on the black market
Averages at $10-$25 dollars a hit
Is not an addictive drug
Trips can cause crossover senses causing the user to see sounds and hear colors
In the past year approx. 22.7 people 12 and older have used LSD at least once (according to National Survey)
Short-term Effects
Disconnection from reality
A "trip" lasts approx. 12 hours
Interferes with the neurotransmitters or binds them to the receptor cites in the brain
Dilated pupils, raised body temp, increased heart rate and blood pressure, and profuse sweating
Created in the 1950s as an intravenous anesthetic
Discontinued by Parke Davis in the 1960s
Otherwise known as Angel Dust, Rocket Fuel, or PeaCe Pill
What is it?
Health Hazards
judgement and seeing common dangers is impaired
could result in injury, and possibly death
after a trip, someone may suffer from acute anxiety or depression
Phencyclidine (PCP)
PCP is a white crystalline powder soluble in water and alcohol.
PCP was originally developed as an anesthetic agent for surgery.
Preparation and Using
Sold in tablet, capsule, and colored powder forms.
It can be snorted, smoked, or injected.
Placed on a leaf as mint, parsley, oregano, or marijuana for smoking.
It can also be taken in the form of eye drops.
Short Term Effects
disrupts dopamine reuptake and elevates synaptic dopamine levels
Detached, REM, hallucinations,violence and mood swings
Long Term Effects
Paranoia, amnesia, seizures, coma, and possible death
Re "trip" can occur with seizures
Interesting Facts
Veteranarians sometimes use PCP for animal tranqulizer
Originally anesthetic but was discontinued because patients became delusional during surgery
An addictive drug with potent auditory hallucinations
1.8% of high school students have taken PCP at least once
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