Drug Slang Code Words


Drug slang and code words are often used to describe controlled substances, designer drugs, and synthetic compounds, which may cause confusion for clinicians attempting to treat patients under the influence. In an effort to educate and support the healthcare community, MPR is providing this resource to help clinicians identify these ‘slang’ names compiled from law enforcement reports and other open sources by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). 

To see a comprehensive list of alternate names used for a specific drug, simply click here.

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