Drugs in this group
Mogadon, Diazepam, Nitrazepam, Jellies, Temazepam, Tranx, Vallies, Benzos, Roofies, Valium, Rohypnol, Librium, Blues.
Depressants are sometimes called “downers,” these drugs come in multicolored tablets and capsules or in liquid form.
People who use these drugs can feel more confident, relaxed and sensual.
Taking depressants can cause people to take dangerous risks. It can cause withdrawal symptoms, unconsciousness, vomiting, and can lead to a coma, or in the worst-case scenario, death.
If you are taking them
If you take depressants there are some things you can do to reduce the risks.
- Avoid drinking alcohol.
- Keep an eye on your tolerance levels, are the drugs having the same effect on you over time?
- Take only as prescribed.
Depressants are classed as controlled drugs, meaning as long as they are used as prescribed and by the person, they are prescribed for they are legal. If you sell or give them to someone else, they will be treated as a class C drug.
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