Drug Glossary

Drug Glossary

A Addiction: A chronic, relapsing disease characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and abuse and by long-lasting changes in the brain. Amphetamine: A stimulant drug with effects that are similar to cocaine. Amyl nitrite: A yellowish oily volatile liquid used in certain diagnostic procedures. Illegally diverted ampules of amyl nitrite are called “poppers” or “snappers” on the […]