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Drogues récréatives: le plaisir des complications [Recreational drugs: the complication's pleasure?].
Revue Médicale Suisse
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article
Steadily increasing since 1990, the use of psychoactive substances was expanded to new designer drugs (bath salts, spice) with so original still unknown pharmacological effects. At the beginning, the pleasure, first feeling, turns sometimes, in acute medical emergency and then, in some cases, in chronic diseases. Side expected or not desired effects, seen in emergency departments could be necrotizing gangrene among consumers Krokodil or dystonic reactions in consumers of Spice. Moreover, adulterants could increase the dangerosity of the substances. Searching a toxidrome helps to find the incrimining substance.
Designer Drugs/adverse effects, Designer Drugs/chemistry, Drug Contamination, Humans, Psychotropic Drugs/adverse effects, Psychotropic Drugs/chemistry, Street Drugs/adverse effects, Street Drugs/chemistry, Substance-Related Disorders/epidemiology
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