Depressants By: Daniel, Melanie, Kalina

Origin is suppose to date back to 1832. It was known as Chloral Hydrate and was used for sedation and sleeping induced drugs.( Google)

Def: A depressants are a drug that lowers neurotransmission levels, which is to depress or reduce arousal or stimulation, in various areas of the brain.

Short-term effects: Dizziness, Poor concentration, Dilated pupils, Slow brain function, Difficulty to urinate, Visual disturbances.

Long-term effects: Produce depression, insomnia, Breathing difficulties, Chronic fatigue, Sexual problems

  • Neruotransmission
  • Fatigue
  • Warfarin
  • Precription
  • Antidepressants
  • Weight Gain

There are so many drugs known from all over the world, these are only some of thousands of the drugs and medications out there.

  • Clomipramine (Anafranil)
  • Phenelzine(Naardil)
  • Tranylcypromine(Parante)
  • Mirtazpine(Remeron), primarly for depression
  • Bupropion(Wellbutin, Forfivo, Aplenzin), Mild dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake blocker.
  • Nefazodone
  • Trazodone
  • Isocarboxazid(Marplan)
  • And more...

Some street names are: Barbies, Blue Birds, Christmas Rolls, Corals, Downer, Green Frog, Joy Juice, Marshmallow Reds, Pink Ladies, Strawberries, Yellow Bullets

  • Depressants slow down your brain in for the long term, making it hard for the drug addicts to fell normal without taking the drug.
  • Depressant drugs overdose can increase high blood sugar, diabetes, and weight gain.
  • There are more over 16 short term effects to depressant drugs.
  • Depressant drug intoxication is similar to alcohol intoxication.
  • If someone abuses the drug, it can result to coma or death.
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