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Most dangerous legal drugs

Many drugs in the market are available to treat illnesses and symptoms. The bad news is they can also be consumed in huge quantities and for other purposes than what they are supposed to be used for. Incorrect usage and abuse of these drugs both prescription and non-prescription have lethal consequences even leading to death.

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Amphetamines are examples of prescribed drugs that are components in medications such as those used to treat ADHD. It is a stimulant and is used to cure other illnesses such as narcolepsy. An overdose can lead to restlessness, hallucinations, panic, irregular heartbeat and seizures.

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Methadone is used as a chemical drug to substitute heroin amongst addicts. It is also a painkiller. However, when taken in huge quantities, it can cause respiratory overdose and death.

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Methadone is used as a chemical drug to substitute heroin amongst addicts. It is also a painkiller. However, when taken in huge quantities, it can cause respiratory overdose and death.

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Valium or diazepam is a muscle relaxant and is taken by patients who have anxiety issues, seizures and muscle spasms. Overdose of valium is fatal causing drowsiness, loss of balance and fainting leading to death if unattended by medical professionals.

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Xanax is also a prescription drug that is used by doctors to treat panic disorders and anxiety attacks. Depression, suicidal thoughts, chest pains, fainting and uncontrolled muscle movements are the serious side effects of the drug.

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Ketamine is an anaesthetic used before surgery to render a patient unconscious. An overdose of this drug will exhibit symptoms of shallow and laboured breathing that can lead to death if untreated.

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Ketamine is an anaesthetic used before surgery to render a patient unconscious. An overdose of this drug will exhibit symptoms of shallow and laboured breathing that can lead to death if untreated.

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Hydrocone is a synthesised opium used as a pain medication. It is an analgesic. If consumed in big quantities, it can have a severe impact on the physical condition of the user.

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As a smoke cessation product, Chantix has mixed reviews. There are those who do very well with the drug quitting smoking. On the other hand, there are users who cannot cope with the effects of the drug leading to depression, suicidal thoughts and for some, suicide.

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Barbiturates are a class of drugs that act as a suppressant to the central nervous system. They are used to treat anxiety and sleeping disorders. Alas, even use in small quantities can lead to death for some.

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Hypnotic and soporific drugs might able to cure sleeping issues, but they can be very dangerous when taken in large quantities. In addition to dependency, there might be unwanted side effects and symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, impairment, diarrhoea and constipation.

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Hypnotic and soporific drugs might able to cure sleeping issues, but they can be very dangerous when taken in large quantities. In addition to dependency, there might be unwanted side effects and symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, impairment, diarrhoea and constipation.

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