Scientific studies have confirmed that certain drugs have extremely harmful effects on the human body. Addiction to these drugs is one of the common effects on the brain. But, few drugs like heroin and meth are taken into consideration, the effects of these drugs aren't just confined to the brain. But, Ireland takes the first step towards the decriminalization of Heroin and cocaine for personal use. Though many of these drugs are illegal in many countries of the world, lawlessness and lack of commitment to arrest the problem has led to increasing levels of drug addiction.We’ve done a little digging and compiled a list of the 10 deadliest drugs and what they can do to your body and mind.

10.) Purple Drank:

One of the deadliest drugs is purple drank and is popularized in 90's hip-hop culture. It is a concoction of sweets, cold medicines, soda water and Jolly Rancher candies often added for color and taste.It gives users a woozy feeling. However, purple drank can cause respiratory issues and also heart failure.

             Constricted pupils that do not respond well to light
            Rough, raspy voice
            Slow slurred speech
            Uncontrolled eye movement
            Droopy eyes
            Slowed heart rate
            Lose of balance
            Lose of coordination
            Urinary tract infection
            Dental problems

9.) Scopolamine :

A hazardous drug that eliminates free will and can wipe the memory of its victims is currently being dealt on the streets of Colombia. The drug is called scopolamine, but local name for scopolamine is "The Devil’s Breath,' and is derived from a particular type of tree common to South America".  The chemical name of Scopolamine is "Hyoscine hydrobromide".


          Blurred vision
                   Chest pain or discomfort
                   Difficulty in urinating
                   Dilation of the pupils
                   Dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
                   Eye pain
                   Flushing or redness of the skin
                   Mood or mental changes
                   Muscle weakness
                   Nausea or vomiting
                   Redness of the white part of the eyes
                   Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
                   Shortness of breath
                   Slow or irregular heartbeat
                   Unusual tiredness
                   Unusually warm skin

8.) Heroin:

Heroin is founded in 1874 by C. R. Alder Wright, heroin is one of the world’s oldest drugs. Heroin is derived from the morphine alkaloid found in opium and is roughly 2-3 times more potent. This is a highly addictive drug, heroin exhibits euphoria ("rush"), anxiolytic and analgesic CNS (central nervous system) properties. The chemical name of Heroin is diacetylmorphine. In 2011, 4.2 million Americans aged 12 or older (or 1.6 percent) had used heroin at least once in their lives. 


           Bad teeth
           Inflammation of the gums
           Cold sweats
           Weakening of the immune system
           Respiratory (breathing) illnesses
           Muscular weakness, partial paralysis
           Reduced sexual capacity and long-term impotence in men
           Menstrual disturbance in women
           Inability to achieve orgasm (women and men)
           Lose of memory and intellectual performance
           Pustules on the face
           Lose of appetite

7.) Crack cocaine:

Crack cocaine is the freebased form of cocaine that can be smoked. It may also be termed rock, work, hard, iron, cavvy, base. Its common name is crack; the Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment calls it the most addictive form of cocaine. Crack rocks offer a short but intense high to smokers. Crack first saw widespread use in primarily impoverished inner-city neighborhoods in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami in late 1984 and 1985; the rapid increase in use and availability is referred to as the crack epidemic.


            Permanent damage to blood vessels of ear and brain, high blood pressure, leading to                   heart attacks, strokes and death
           Liver, kidney and lung damage
           Severe chest pains
           Respiratory failure
           Infectious diseases and abscesses if injected
           Malnutrition, weight loss
           Severe tooth decay
           Auditory and tactile hallucinations
           Sexual problems, reproductive damage and infertility (for both men and women)
           Disorientation, apathy, confused exhaustion
           Irritability and mood disturbances
           Increased frequency of risky behavior
           Delirium or psychosis
           Severe depression
           Tolerance and addiction (even after just one use)

 6.) Crystal Meth:

Not just famous because of  Walter H White, but also it is one of the most deadliest drugs in the world. CrystalMeth was First developed in 1887 and it became widely used during the World War II when both sides would give it to their troops to keep them awake. It is also believed that the Japanese gave it to their Kamikaze pilots before their suicide missions. The Chemical name of Crystal Meth is  "crystal methamphetamine". Crystal Meth was later prescribed as a diet aid and remained legal until the 1970s.


          Permanent damage to blood vessels of heart and brain, high blood pressure leading to heart attacks, strokes and death
          Liver, kidney and lung damage
          Destruction of tissues in nose if sniffed
          Respiratory (breathing) problems if smoked
          Infectious diseases and abscesses if injected
          Malnutrition, weight loss
          Severe tooth decay
          Disorientation, apathy, confused exhaustion
          Strong psychological dependence
          Damage to the brain similar to Alzheimer’s disease,3 strokes and epilepsy

5.) AH-7921:

AH-7921 is a man-made opioid (an opium) or a drug like heroin. Like all opioids, it can reduce feelings of pain and can produce feelings of euphoria, relaxation and sleepiness. But it has been linked to a number of deaths across Europe, including in the UK. AH-7921 was developed by a pharmaceutical company in the 1970s, with animal tests established which is similar to morphine.However, research into AH-7921 never progressed to human tests and there is no published research on its effects and toxicity on humans.


 It is believed to be highly dangerous and capable of causing respiratory arrest. 

4.) Flakka:

A deadliest new drug known as flakka started to spread death across the United States. When consumed by humans, flakka acts like a cross between cocaine and meth; it causes people to feel euphoric and to mildly hallucinate. This drug can induce seizures, paranoia, and delusions, and cause people to act with bizarre, even psychotic-like, aggressive behavior that can lead to injury or death. In fact, people using flakka have sometimes been described as behaving like "zombies." 


          Euphoric sensations.

          Rapid heart rate and palpitations.
          An increase in blood pressure.
               Aggressive behavior.

3.) Bath Salts:

Bath salts are water-soluble minerals that are mixed up with water to be used for bathing. They are said to improve cleaning, enhance the enjoyment of bathing, and serve as cosmetic agents. Bath salts have been developed which exhibits the properties of natural mineral baths. The "salts" name comes from their appearance being similar to the crystals of common salt.

Bath Salts is the combination of  magnesium sulfate (Epsom salts), sodium chloride (table salt), sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), sodium hexametaphosphate(Calgon, amorphous/glassy sodium metaphosphate), sodium sesquicarbonate, borax, and sodium citrate.


The harm caused by Bath Salts can be long-term and permanent, including:

             Increased blood pressure and heart rate
            Kidney damage and failure
            Liver damage
            Breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue
               (muscles that bring about the movement of the bones of the skeleton)
            Brain swelling and brain death

2.) Whoonga:

Whoonga ( wunga) is a street drug which is spread widely in South Africa since 2010, mostly in the impoverished townships of Durban, although it is stated to be appearing in other places in South Africa as well. The drug is said to contain antiretroviral drugs of the type prescribed to treat HIV, but analysis of samples shows no such content, and police have remarked that dealers are known to add "all sorts of stuff" to a drug to bulk it out. In 2014, Vice magazine correspondent Hamilton Morris did a piece on this, titled Getting High on HIV Medication.


·                       Aggression
·                 Anxiousness
·                 Stomach Cramps

·                 Slowing Down Of The Heart Rate And Lungs

1.) Krokodil:

Desomorphine (dihydrodesoxymorphine, street name krokodil) is a derivative of morphine with powerful, fast-acting opioid effects, such as sedation and analgesia. First synthesized in 1932 and patented in 1934, desomorphine was used in Switzerland under the brand name Permonid  and was described as having a fast onset and a short duration of action, with relatively little  nausea  or  respiratory depression compared to equivalent doses of morphine. Dose-by-dose it is eight to ten times more potent than morphine.

Desomorphine is derived from morphine where the 6-hydroxyl group and the 7,8 double bond have been reduced. The traditional synthesis of desomorphine starts from α-chlorocodide, which is itself obtained by reacting thionyl chloride with codeine. By catalytic reduction, α-chlorocodide gives dihydrodesoxycodeine, which yields desomorphine on demethylation.


              Blood Vessel Damage
·                 Open Ulcers, Gangrene, Phlebitis
·                 Skin And Soft Tissue Infection
·                 Skin Grafts/Surgery
·                 Limb Amputations
·                 Pneumonia
·                 Blood Poisoning
·                 Meningitis
·                 Rotting Gums/Tooth Loss
·                 Blood-borne Virus Transmission
·                 Bone Infection(osteomyelitis)
·                 Speech And Motor Skills Impairment
·                 Memory Loss And Impaired Concentration
·                 Liver and Kidney Damage
·                 Overdose

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