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Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline

Freephone: 0808 808 2234
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There's no harm in finding out about drugs

Our A to Z of drugs will show you what drugs look like, the risks of taking them and the slang names drugs go by and information about the legal penalties for possessing and supplying drugs.

If you don't find what you're looking for you can always ring the DAN 24/7 helpline on 0808 808 2234 and talk confidentially to an advisor.

A to Z Index of Drugs:

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A B C D E F G H
I J K L M N O P
Q R S T U V W Z

 

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You can enter any word or drug name above to seach the database (e.g. cannabis or trip)

 
A Codeine tablet

Information about Drugs

If you want to find out more about a specific drug then you can view information by clicking its name from the list below.

2-DPMP2CE
AlcoholAmphetamines
BenzodiazepinesBenzofuran Compounds
BZPCaffeine
CannabisCathinone
CocaineCodeine
Crystal MethCyclizine
DiconalDihydrocodeine
DMTEcstasy
EphedrineGHB
HeroinKetamine
KhatLisdexamfetamine
LSDMagic Mushrooms
MephedroneMethadone
MethoxetamineMorphine
MSJNaloxone
NaltrexoneNBOMe Compounds
New Psychoactive SubstancesNicotine
NRG1Opium
PalfiumPCP
PethedinePhenazepam
PMAPoppers
SolventsSteroids
SuboxoneTemazepam
TemgesicTramadol
Zopiclone

If you don't see the drug name you are looking for then it may be a slang term or another common name for the drug so try using our index of drug names, terms and phrases in the center of this page.

Names, Terms & Phrases 'A'

This list contains common drug terms, slang names and scientific names beginning with 'A'. Click an item to view more information.

You can view the full index of drug terms here.

More information about drugs

Below are links to pages containing more information about drug classifications and how they work in the body.

Reducing Harm New

The Law And UK Drug Classifications

How Do Drugs Work?

Effects Of Drugs On The Brain?

Drugs And Pregancy

How are drugs taken?

The methods used to get drugs into the body vary depending on drug used and the form which it takes. Below are fact sheets detailing the risks associated with the 4 main methods.

Snorting

Injection

Ingestion

Smoking

If you have a question about drugs or alcohol use that isn't answered on our website then you can call DAN 24/7 confidentially on 0808 808 2234 at any time and ask an advisor for help.

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