Drug Use Symptoms

Drug Use Symptoms

Below is a list of common symptoms for a variety of drugs. It is important to note that many drugs have the same symptoms. Any noticeable change in behavior can be a sign of potential drug use/abuse.

THIS IS NOT AN ALL-INCLUSIVE LIST.

Symptoms Potential Drugs
Aggressiveness Alcohol, Anabolic Steroids
Anxiety/Nervousness Amphetamines, Cocaine, PCP
Changes in physical appearances, increased masculinization Anabolic Steroids
Depression Alcohol, Barbiturates, LSD
Dilated pupils THC
Euphoria Cocaine, Opiates, Methadone, Propoxyphene, MDMA/Ecstasy
Flashbacks LSD
Increased appetite THC
Insensitivity to pain Opiates, PCP, Ketamine
Irritability Amphetamines, Cocaine
Lack of coordination THC, Alcohol, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methaqualone
Laughter THC, Alcohol
Long periods without rest or sleep Amphetamines, Cocaine
Loss of appetite Amphetamines, Cocaine
Mood-altering effects THC, PCP, Ketamine, LSD
Paranoia Cocaine, THC, PCP
Rapid speech, tremors Amphetamines, Cocaine, PCP
Relaxing or sedation of the body/drowsiness Opiates, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone, Propoxyphene, GHB, Rohypnol, Ketamine
Tightness of muscles Amphetamines, Cocaine