Glossary Related to Drug

Acid head: Heavy user of LSD.

Bad Or Bum Or Freak Out Trip: An LSD experience in which the drug effects are unpleasant and sometimes frightening. It usually lasts from 8 to 12 hours.

Busted: To be arrested.

Cutting: Mixing a drug, usually a narcotic, with other substances.

Flip: To go psychotic.

Flashback: A transitory, spontaneous recurrence of drug-induced experience in a drug-free state.

Guide: A person who “babysits” the psychedelic user during a session.

Hangover: Temporary illness usually following recovery from drunkenness.

Mainlining: Intravenous (IV) injection.

Shooting: Intravenous (IV) injection.

Pot: Marijuana.

Physical Dependence: Physiologic requirement for a drug to prevent symptoms of withdrawal.

Psychological Dependence: The mind needs to continue taking a drug (craving) for its pleasurable effects or to avoid discomfort.

Return Trip: Reappearance of LSD-like effects long after the last dose of LSD was taken.

Skin popping: i.m injection.

Trip: Effects of LSD.

Psychotomimetic: Psychosis mimicking.

Soft Drugs: Amphetamine, Barbiturates, Cannabis, LSD.

Hard Drugs: Opium, Heroin, Cocaine, Methedrine.

Type of SubstanceExamplesStreet NamesAttempt to copy the effects of
Synthetic Cannabinoids“Herbal Smoking Blends”K2, Spice, Kronik, Northern LightsCannabis
Synthetic CathinonesMephedrone

Methylone

MDPV
Meow Meow, M-Kat

M1

Ivory Wave, Bath Salts
MDMA/Ecstasy, methamphetamine
Synthetic PiperazinesBZP, TFMPPA2, RaptureMDMA/Ecstasy, methamphetamine, hallucinogens
Substituted Phenethylamines2C-x family: 2C-l, 2C-B

NBOMe family: 25l-NBOMe, 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe.

DOI

6-APB
Trypstacy, Bromo, TWO’s

N-Bomb

Death on Impact

Benzo Fury
MDMA/Ecstasy, methamphetamine, hallucinogens
Dissociative AnaestheticsMethoxetamineMXE, MoxyKetamine
Substituted Tryptamines5-MeO-DMTFoxyHallucinogens