Hallucinogens
 
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Produce altered state of consciousness and cause sensation of unreality. eg. LSD, mescalin, phencyclidine, psylocubin, ecstacy, L.S.D. {Lysergic acid diethylamide}: It is synthesized from rye ergot. It is tasteless, odorless and most potent hallucinogen
Route :
Ingestion
Mechanism of action :
• Primarily on the CNS where the filtering mechanism of the mind is interfered with. • Perceptions, altered sounds are heard • thinking goes to dreamy state • anxiety, panic depressive and paranoid reaction, mood changes, confusion
Clinical Picture :
• emotional swings • dilated pupils, tremors, insomnia, vertigo, headache • mat permanently damage brain cells
Treatment :
• Symptomatic
07/14/2019 01:24:58 Hallucinogens
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