Doctors not warning their patients about all of the warnings of weaning off these medications can cause them to start doing harder drugs. Taking Adderall from a young age and stopping suddenly can cause your body to crash unless you do the hard drugs that give you the same feeling as Adderall. Also, taking opioids and not knowing the side effects and how to wean yourself off can cause major damage, and bodily cravings for the chemicals that are in them. So you go to cocaine because it has the same
Certain drugs, such as prescription drugs like Ritalin, are illegal to the people who abuse them. They are designed for people who need the drug and can be dangerous if taken without seeing a doctor first. Other drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, are illegal to everyone. The government has put a block or law on these. These drug laws are supposedly for your own good.
However, it cannot be denied that illegal drugs can lead to severe physical health problems. Legal drugs on the other hand, is just as damaging as illegal drugs. Many legal drugs such as alcohol and tobacco (cigare... ... middle of paper ... ...oxication, resulting in death. A strong example of this is chemotherapy. Cancer is a natural reaction when the body undergoes an unhealthy lifestyle over a long period of time yet most doctors suggest many life threatening drugs to solve this problem.
Alcohol is the most lethal drug causing injuries, health problems and even deaths to people worldwide. Most people think that because cocaine, heroine and bang are not legalized then they are the most dangerous drugs but this is untrue. Alcohol is the only drug which can cause sudden death to the user in relation to its effects. Taking an example, people drinking in a bar are more likely to engage in a fight and eventually harm one another while somebody using cocaine will be at lower risk of engaging in physical fights with the colleagues. The incidences related to alcohol happen unknowingly only for the victim to regret the actions later when someone gets sober.
The benefits of the legalization of drugs outweigh the negatives. A drug is any substance that affects the structure or function of the body when ingested. (Eitzen 312) One reason drugs are illegal and/or their consumption is monitored, is because some can be addictive or habit forming. The misuse of drugs like heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, and prescription drugs has created major problems in many communities across the United States and the world. Other drugs such as alcohol, tobacco and marijuana can cause different types of issues.
Synthetic opiates such as LAAM and methadone are drugs that can help a person get the physical experience, but still becoming free of the drug itself. The abuse of Heroin can destroy a person’s life, their friendships, and their bodies. When someone is addicted to heroin, they not only hurt themselves, they hurt the people who love them. Heroin Abuse and Addiction.” www.NIDA.com “Opiates/Heroin.” www.druginformation.com
Heroin, Cocaine, and Marijuana are all recognizable variations of drugs. “A drug is a chemical substance that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addition” (“American” 431). The affects a drug can have on the central nervous system as well as other parts of the body can be very devastating, but bodily damage is just one result of drug use. When a person abuses a drug it can cause them to act in a way that hurts themselves or others often resulting in problems at work, marital issues, child abuse, or even murder. Most drugs are illegal because of the harmful effects that can result from using and abusing them; however, one very powerful, extremely addictive drug has slipped through the cracks.
crisis. Powder cocaine is frequently cut or mixed with a variety of substances in order to raise profit mar- gins of drug dealers. This has made purchasing powder cocaine more hazardous for the drug abuser as they cannot be sure of the content of the drug they are buying. Finally, freebasing was thought too dangerous a prospect for most cocaine users. Crack cocaine overcame all these detractors to cocaine usage.
Also, doctor is require to be response for prescribe the right and need medication or drug to patient that before prescribed something, doctor do a diagnosis and determinate the drug. Because of this that prescription drug receives less critize about being dangerous, abused and addiction. However, illegal drugs are being view as something dangerous and addictive and with being illegal, it gets a lot of attention and concerned about people misused or abused the drug. This is probably because the amount of dose or the drug itself are not proper monitoring for safety and it could put people life in
Drug abuse and addiction will often change your brain chemistry (Effects of Drug Abuse). The amount of time the drugs has been abused, will significantly impact the amount of damage done and the harder it will be to go back to “normal” after they have stopped taking the drugs (Drug Abuse Symptoms, Facts, and Statistics). Some drugs will make your moods change quickly. The user might get sad, angry, or scared for no reason or they