Substance Abuse: Medical and Slang Terminology

Humera Hamid, BA; Rif S. El-Mallakh, MD; Keith Vandeveir, CADC

Disclosures

South Med J. 2005;98(3):350-362. 

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Methaqualone

Slang terms

Ludes, 714's, spoor

Active ingredient

Methaqualone

Source

Synthetic

Pharmacological classification

Sedative hypnotic

Medical use

Sedation

Abuse form

Tablets

Usage method

Taken orally or snorted

Effects sought

Euphoria, aphrodisiac

Adverse effects

Coma, convulsions

Detectable in urine

Yes

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