PICTURES: Can you identify these commonly-abused drugs?

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Hydrocodone induces euphoria and sedation.

Hydrocodone is the most frequently prescribed opioid in the U.S. and is associated with more drug abuse than any other licit or illicit opioid.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Refer back here if you ever find anyone in your life with substances you cannot identify. The photo gallery below describes some of the most commonly abused drugs and demonstrates what they may look like.

Below the photo gallery, we’ve provided links to fact sheets on these drugs from the Drug Enforcement Agency, and take our poll to help us anonymously track the drugs most often used illegally in the KC Metro area.

Watch FOX 4 News at 10 p.m. on Monday, April 29 for the story of Molly, the so-called ‘love drug’ that one user described as ‘one of the most enjoyable drug experiences.’ However, Molly can have deadly consequences because of the people making it.

  • Adderall and Ritalin are legally prescribed for ADHD
  • Ritalin is an amphetamine prescribed for ADHD.
  • Meth is swallowed, snorted, injected or smoked
  • Cocaine users typically binge on the drug until they are exhausted or run out of cocaine.
  • Molly is the term used for the street pill mistaken for ecstasy
  • One of several date rape drugs
  • Hydrocodone induces euphoria and sedation.
  • Oxycodone is abused orally or intravenously
  • K2 or Spice is usually smoked in joints or pipes

Fact sheets: Adderall & Ritalin + Meth + Cocaine + Ecstasy (and Molly) + GHB (date rape drug) + Hydrocodone + Oxycodone + K2 and Spice

Have you ever done any of these drugs?

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