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Club Drugs

Club drugs tend to be used by teenagers and young adults at bars, nightclubs, concerts, and parties. Club drugs include GHBRohypnol®, KetamineMDMA (Ecstasy)Methamphetamine, and LSD (Acid).


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Young people may use club drugs in order to lower inhibitions, enhance sensory perception, and/or experience euphoria. However, people who use club drugs may experience a range of adverse health effects, from confusion, nausea, and fluctuations in heart rate. More severe health effects include kidney or bladder problems (Ketamine), depression (MDMA), seizures, coma or death (GHB). 

Rohypnol and GHB come in odorless and colorless forms, and have been used to commit sexual assault. Ketamine is also sometimes used to commit sexual assault.

Source: The National Institute on Drug Abuse