Psilocybin

Pronunciation seye-loh-SEYE-bin (also pronounced seye-loh-SIB-in) Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 520-52-5 Formal Names Psilocibin Informal Names Blue Caps, Boomer, Buttons, God's Flesh, Hombrecitos, Las Mu-jercitas, Liberty Caps, Little Smoke, Magic Mushroom, Mexican Mushrooms, Mushies, Mushrooms, Mushroom Soup, Mushroom Tea, Musk, Pizza Toppings, Rooms, Sacred Mushroom, Shrooms, Silly Putty, Simple Simon, Teonanacatl Type Hallucinogen. See page 25 Federal Schedule Listing Schedule...

Barbiturate Class

Barbiturates were introduced into medical practice during the early 1900s, for combating insomnia, anxiety, and seizures. Despite occasional flurries of concern, not until the 1960s did much alarm grow about barbiturates in the United States. Members of a U.S. Senate subcommittee began portraying the drug class as a menace in the 1970s, and afterward stricter controls were put on use. Barbiturates and alcohol have similar effects. If someone intoxicated by alcohol takes barbiturates, the...

Coca

See also Cocaine Pronunciation KOH-kuh Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number None Formal Names Erythroxylum coca Informal Names Cocaine Plant, Cocaine Tree, Cuca Type Stimulant (cocaine class). See page 17 Federal Schedule Listing Schedule II (DEA no. 9040) USA Availability Prescription (due to Schedule II status, but not a standard medical drug) Uses. The coca bush is native to the Andes, where it has been harvested since ancient Inca days. Use in that era has been confirmed through...

Triazolam

Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 28911-01-5 Formal Names Halcion Type Depressant (benzodiazepine class). See page 21 Federal Schedule Listing Schedule IV (DEA no. 2887) USA Availability Prescription Pregnancy Category X Uses. Triazolam became available for medical use in the United States during the 1980s. The substance is supposed to be used for treating insomnia on a short-term basis (typically one or two weeks), but sometimes prescribers tell patients to take the medicine for...

Nicotine

Pronunciation NIK-uh-teen (also pronounced NIK-uh-tin) Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 54-11-5 Formal Names Habitrol, Nicoderm, Niconil, Nicorette, Nicotiana rustica, Nico-tiana tabacum, Nicotrol, Prostrop, Tobacco Informal Names Chip (cigarette mixed with PCP), Fry Daddy (cigarette mixed with crack cocaine) Type Stimulant (pyridine alkaloids class). See page 18 Federal Schedule Listing Unlisted USA Availability Generally available to adults as a component of tobacco products...

Dextromoramide

Pronunciation deks-troh-MOHR-a-meyed Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 357-56-2. (Tartrate form 292244-3) Formal Names Alcoid, Dauran, Dimorlin, Jetrium, Linfadol, Moramide, Narcolo, Palfium, Troxilan Type Depressant (opioid class). See page 24 Federal Schedule Listing Schedule I (DEA no. 9613) USA Availability Illegal to possess Uses. This drug was first identified in the 1950s. It has no officially sanctioned medical role in the United States but is used elsewhere for pain control in...

Temazepam

Pronunciation teh-MAZ-eh-pam also pronounced tem-AZ-eh-pam Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 846-50-4 Formal Names Euhypnos, Levanxol, Normison, Planum, Restoril, Temazepam Gelthix Informal Names Eggs, Temazies, Temmies Type Depressant benzodiazepine class . See page 21 Federal Schedule Listing Schedule IV DEA no. 2925 USA Availability Prescription Pregnancy Category X Uses. This metabolite of diazepam is used to fight anxiety and insomnia. Those medicinal characteristics give sedative...

Diphenoxylate

Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 915-30-0. Hydrochloride form 3810-80-8 Formal Names Diarphen, Eldox, Logen, Lomotil, Lonox, Protector, Reasec, Re-tardinr, Topergan Type Depressant opioid class . See page 24 Federal Schedule Listing Schedule II or V, depending on product formulation DEA no. 9170 USA Availability Prescription and nonprescription Uses. Diphenoxylate was developed in the 1950s but did not see much use until the next decade. The drug is related to meperidine. When used...