club drug

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
flunitrazepan, Rohypnol - a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia
gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
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One widely used club drug is ketamine traditionally an animal tranquilizer which causes users to hallucinate.
Kelly accepted the findings of a Turf Club drug test, which took place on August 13 at Leopardstown.
And last year, there was a 32% increase in the number of people with club drug problems, according to report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Washington, April 3 ( ANI ): Researchers have used Ketamine - an illegal dance club drug - successfully to treat severe depression.
Paul Hayes, NTA chief executive, said: "It is clear that some club drug users are developing serious health problems and even dependency.
In a newly-published report, the NTA said club drug users made up 2% of adults in treatment and 10% of young people in specialist services, but the number needing treatment could continue to rise.
Light use of the club drug Ecstasy may cause subtle memory deficits.
A CORONER has opened inquests into two friends who died after allegedly taking a dance club drug.
At a press conference Schumer warned that "AeroShot is nothing more than a club drug or a party enhancer, designed to give the user the ability to drink until they drop.
It has been found that, club drug use is common among youths in treatment for substance abuse and has spread beyond the rave culture (32).
Youngsters can order club drug Mephedrone - also known as "bubble", "drone", "bounce" or "meow meow" - via websites like Facebook and get it delivered to their door the same day.
This article presents an overview of the broad research methodology for the high risk monitoring research as well as select findings for the club drug sample in each site (Vancouver and Victoria).

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