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PCP Overdose Signs and Treatment
Apr 25, 2017

Hallucinogenic drugs affect an individual’s perceptions in a different manner than other drugs affect perception of the environment. Hallucinogenic drugs produce experiences that are not consistent with reality, such as hallucinations (seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling, or even tasting things that are not really there), synesthesias (having mixed perceptual experiences, such as believing that one can […]

Long-Term Effects of PCP Abuse
Apr 20, 2017

Originally developed as a surgical anesthetic in the 1950s, phencyclidine (PCP) can act as a depressant, stimulant, or hallucinogen. It is most often found as a crystalline white, off-white, or yellowish powder, although it can sometimes be found in capsule or pill form, masquerading as a black market prescription drug. PCP is no longer a […]

Effects and Dangers of PCP Use
Mar 27, 2017

It’s often referred to as angel dust, amp, rocket fuel, and animal tranquilizer, among other names. Introduced as an intravenous anesthetic in the 1950s, the drug is now used for its psychoactive effects. Phencyclidine can be ingested as a tablet or capsule, or snorted as a powder. People also smoke PCP by mixing it with […]

PCP Addiction, Effects, and Treatment
Sep 16, 2016

Its effects can include a sense of floating, feeling detached from reality, anxiety, memory loss, changes in sensory perceptions, and more.2 Given its high potential for abuse, PCP is a Schedule II drug according to the U.S. Controlled Substances Act.3 Read on to learn more about PCP and its effects as well as signs and […]

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