Common Street Names
  • Angel Dust 
  • Ace
  • Ozone 
  • DOA
  • Rocket Fuel 
  • Dust
  • Love Boat 
  • Jet Fuel
  • Hog 
  • Monkey
  • Embalming Fluid 
  • Phencyclidine
  • Super weed 
PCP was developed in the 1950’s as a surgical anesthetic. Although commonly referred to as a hallucinogen drug, PCP is actually classified as a dissociative anesthetic. Drugs in this class produce detached, dissociative, trance-like feelings that are often compared to feeling like one is out of their body, rather than the hallucinations and strange sensory experiences that occur with hallucinogens.

PCP can be injected, snorted, taken in tablets, or smoked. The drug is often sprinkled on leafy substances such as tobacco, marijuana or even parsley and smoked. The effects of PCP are felt within minutes of taking the drug and last for hours. Some even report effects from PCP lasting for days after use. PCP can cause addiction, tolerance and withdrawal.

Effects of PCP May Include:
  • Panic 
  • Blurred Vision
  • Loss of appetite 
  • Decreased Awareness of Pain
  • Violence 
  • Muscle Contractions
  • Aggression 
  • Uncoordinated Movements
  • Depression 
  • Memory Loss
  • Elevated Temperature 
  • Severely Disorientated
  • Increased Heart Rate 
  • Suicidal
  • Increased Blood Pressure 
  • Convulsions
  • Shallow, Rapid Breathing 
  • Hyperthermia
  • Nausea 
  • Coma
  • Dizziness 
  • Death

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