What common medicines can you get high on?

What common medicines can you get high on?

Here are five over-the-counter drugs that may be misused:

  • Dextromethorphan (DXM) This substance is a cough suppressant found in a number of over-the-counter medicines such as Robitussin.
  • Pseudoephedrine.
  • Loperamide.
  • Dimenhydrinate.
  • Diphenhydramine.

What is high medication?

Page Content. High-alert (or high-hazard) medications are medications that are most likely to cause significant harm to the patient, even when used as intended.

What over-the-counter meds make you high?

Here are the most commonly abused over-the-counter medications:

  • Acetaminophen (Example: Tylenol)
  • Dextromethorphan or DXM (Example: Nyquil)
  • Diphenhydramine (Example: Benadryl)
  • Pseudoephedrine/Phenylephrine (Example: Sudafed)
  • Loperamide (Example: Imodium A-D)
  • Diet pills/Caffeine.

Is Ibuprofen a high-alert drug?

The most common high-alert medications were oxycodone (5%), enoxaparin (3%), and noradrenaline (3%). Serious patient harm (3%) was related to cefuroxime, enoxaparin, ibuprofen, midazolam, propofol, and warfarin.

What drug makes you paranoid and hallucinate?

Drug-induced hallucinations People can experience hallucinations when they’re high on illegal drugs such as amphetamines, cocaine, LSD or ecstasy. They can also occur during withdrawal from alcohol or drugs if you suddenly stop taking them.

What kind of drugs make you paranoid?

Substances that can cause paranoia during intoxication or withdrawal include:

  • Cocaine.
  • Methamphetamine.
  • Other Amphetamines.
  • LSD.
  • Bath Salts.
  • Hallucinogens.
  • Marijuana.
  • Alcohol.

What are salad drugs?

The term SALADs (Sound-Alike Look-Alike Drugs) refers to look-alike and sound-alike drug names and look-alike product packaging which can cause confusion resulting in potentially harmful medication errors.