Synthetic Drugs

Signs and Symptoms of Synthetic Drugs

Synthetic Marijuana

Brand Names: Blaze, Blueberry Haze, Dank, Demon Passion Smoke, Genie, Hawaiian Hybrid, K2, Magma, Ninja, Nitro, Ono Budz, Panama Red Ball, Puff, Sativah Herbal Smoke, Skunk, Spice, Ultra Chronic and Voodoo Spice

Method of Use: Smoked (sometimes mixed with marijuana or other substances that are smoked or prepared as an herbal infusion for drinking)

Active Ingredients:JWH-018, JWH-073, HU-210, cannabicyclohexanol. Ingredients are ever-changing

 

Bath Salts (synthetic amphetamines - similar to meth, ecstasy and cocaine

Brand Names:Bliss, Blue Silk, Cloud Nine, Drone, Energy-1, Ivory Wave, Lunar Wave, Meow Meow, Ocean Burst, Pure Ivory, Purple Wave, Red Dove, Snow Leopard, Stardust, Vanilla Sky, White Dove, White Knight, and White Lightning

Method of Use: Snorted; can also be taken orally, smoked, or made into a solution and injected

Active Ingredients: mephedrone, Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), and methylone

 

Symptoms/Effects of Use

  • Rapid heart rate
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Panic attacks
  • Tremors
  • Seizure
  • Vomiting
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • Death

What to Look For

  • Bizarre, erratic behavior
  • Paranoid behavior
  • Psychotic episodes
  • Strong clove smell
  • Evidence of drug paraphernalia
  • Excessive sweating
  • Red/bloodshot eyes

Note: Each person may experience different symptoms/effects. This list is not inclusive. For more information, visit www.drugabuse.gov