Top 7 Most Dangerous Drugs In The World

The wrong use of drugs can lead to the destruction of a society and the country. What was first made for the intention of medicinal purposes was later on abused by irresponsible people which ultimately led to problems in 
society across the globe.

These common problems that have been going on for so long need to be prevented and solved so that our children will not have to bear the pain. It has also become much harder as certain individuals decided to be selfish and corrupted for the sake of money making this problem almost impossible to be contained.

There are several street drugs that have been commonly taken which includes:

     1. Cannabinoids (weed)

      2. Opioid (heroin)

      3. Stimulant (Cocaine)

      4. Club drugs (Ecstasy)

      5. Dissociative (Ketamine)

      6. Hallucinogen (Mushroom)

      7. Others (Durabolin)

Here we would like to share with you the top 7 most dangerous drugs that have caused chaos on the face of the earth.

7. Crack Cocaine

Crack cocaine is a type of potent cocaine due to the modification of the drug. When cocaine was first introduced in the 1980s, the price was very high since it was difficult to be obtained and made. But soon the price went down as it quickly spread widely. 
Ever since then modifications have been made to cocaine by drug dealers. They distilled the cocaine by using a raising powder to change the powdered cocaine into rocks alike. The purpose of the production of rock cocaine is that the drug can be sold in smaller quantities and many people at the same time.

The modification has led to abuse of the drug and it was estimated that 10 million people in the US were taking this drug. The dangerous effect of crack cocaine is that it causes organ damages, especially to the liver, kidney, and lungs aside from permanent damage to the blood vessels resulting in heart attack, stocks, and even death.

Not just that but crack cocaine also has physiological effects if misused causing constricted blood vessels, pupil dilation, rapid heart rate, and the feeling of anxiety.

6. Flakka

Flakka is a drug that was introduced and marketed as an alternative to ecstasy but it has a slightly different effect. The drug is considered a stimulant that is produced from several ingredients that are found in amphetamine. Flakka is also said to be much more dangerous than cocaine.

The effect of using this drug is a rapid heartbeat, change in emotion, hyperthermia, strong hallucination as well as deep anger that can fatal. What's worrying is that it gives a permanent effect to the person while also causing organ damage to the heart, confusion, and psychological effect due to the impact on the hormones sertraline and dopamine.

5. Heroine

Heroine is the oldest drug in the world which was made by C.R. Alder Wright in 1874. It was first used on chronic and physically traumatized patients but later on, became illegal in 1971 due to the abuse of the drug.

Ever since then, it has become the most destructive drug in most communities around the world. It was estimated that as many as 13.5 million people across the globe are addicted to this drug by taking it in many different ways including injection, sucking, and smoking the heroine.

The negative impacts that heroin can give are inflamed gums, muscle fatigue, insomnia, and compromising the person's immune system. It also causes the blood vessels to be damaged and if left untreated can lead to gangrene.

To make things worse heroine also puts pressure on the brain that controls the heart and lung and will ultimately result in coma and even death.

4. Bath Salts

As weird as it sounds, this is not the typical harmless kitchen salts that you use in cooking at home. Instead, it is called by the name due to it being sold online so that the authorities will not know what it is.

This drug is very dangerous as it has been reported that the addicts will turn into a zombie. Some of the changes that the person will experience are intense psychiatric behavior, psychosis, increased body temperature, and the possibility to get a heart attack.

Other symptoms include panic attacks, aggressive behavior, hallucination as well as suicidal thoughts. It might also have similar effects such as methylphenidate if taken in higher doses which can cause cardiac arrest.

3. Crystal Meth

This is one of the popular drugs that was known all over the world as it was featured in the television series "Breaking Bad", Methamphetamine is one of the most destructive drugs in the world. It had also the one that cause quite the chaos in many parts of the world.

The drug was created after the heroine in 1887 and it was widely used during the Second World War for the soldiers to always feel focused and alive.

The drug was also believed to be given to the Japanese pilot before performing their Kamikaze. Methamphetamine was illegal since the 1970s due to its harmful effect. As of now, this drug is commonly used by the Mexican cartels and has become a phenomenon that spreads to Europe and Asia. 

This drug has given the Mexican cartel a profit of $19 billion and has caused more than 1.6 million Americans to be addicted to this drug. It is commonly taken by smoking or snorting which will give a euphoric effect followed by sexual desires, energetic and insomnia.

If it was to be taken continuously, this dangerous drug can also cause psychosis, serious damages to the brain, constricted blood vessels, changes in physical appearance even death.

2. Whoonga

The Whoonga drug or its other name "Nyaope" is the combination of cleaning detergents or rat poison together with antiretroviral drugs which are given to HIV patients. It has become really popular due to its cheap price and eases to be obtained in South Africa as the number of HIV cases there is high.

Because of this drug, many have attempted to infect themselves with HIV since the ARV drugs were given for free to those who have HIV. To make matters worse, most of the people there are below the poverty line and they are more than willing to sell the ARV drugs to drug dealers.
Whoonga is commonly taken with cigarettes and it can be seen across the slums in South Africa. The way to enjoy it is by mixing it together with weed before being smoked. You can easily get addicted to this drug which has harmful effects on one's health causing internal bleeding, ulcer, and also death.

1. Krokodil

It is without a doubt that krokodil is the one that tops this list of most dangerous drugs in the world. Krokodil is a drug that has caused more than 1 million Russians to be addicted to it. One of the main factors on krokodil becoming the addicts' choice is that it can easily be obtained and the price is relatively cheap at $26 per gram.

This drug is far much cheaper than heroin which is usually sold at $78 per gram. The drug was given the name krokodil as it makes the addicts' skin harden pale green with blood spots similar to a crocodile's skin. 

It is also known as a zombie drug since the drug will eat the flesh away as it is injected into the body. Other issues will also be affected and bones as well as the teeth. Even though it is much cheaper than heroin, it will cause a much devastating effect on the addicts.

The drugs are mixed with other substances like painkillers, iodine, thinning agent, and hydrochloric acid. There have also been cases where the limbs of the addicts had to be amputated due to krokodil.

Those who have been taking this drug are expected to have a lifespan of 1 to 5 years depending on the dose and frequency of the consumption.

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