Don't do drugs Essay

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Cocaine Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid. It is a stimulant, an appetite stimulant, and nonspecific sodium channel blocker. It is markedly more dangerous than other CNS, Central Nervous System, stimulants, including amphetamine class, at high doses due to its effect on sodium channels. Unlike most molecules, cocaine has pockets with both high hydrophilic and lipophilic efficiency, violating the rule of hydrophilic-lipophilic balance. This causes it to cross the blood-brain barrier far better than other psychoactive chemicals and may even induce blood-brain barrier breakdown.
MDMA
MDMA is an empathogenic drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine classes of drugs. MDMA has become widely known as ecstasy usually referring to its street pill form, although this term may also include the presence of possible adulterants. The term mandy or molly colloquially refers to MDMA in powder or crystalline form, usually implying a higher level of purity. MDMA makes you show affection to random people, it makes you want to dance, causes confusion, anxiety, agitation, and muscle tension.
LSD
LSD also known as Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is acid. LSD is the most potent drug known to man. LSD is traditionally taken on sugar cubes by which people stick in their mouths to suck on for a half an hour or so. LSD can also be placed on blotter pads. LSD affects the neurotransmitter responsible for regulating moods, appetite, muscle…