Our Drug Guide contains information for over 40
commonly-abused drugs.



The Drug Guide at The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information, including drug descriptions, slang terms, short term- and long term- effects, images, federal classifications and more.

 

Opium

Big O, Black stuff, Block.

What is Opium? An opioid or narcotic, made from the white liquid in the poppy plant. What does it look like? A black or brown block of tar like substance. How is it used? Smoked. What are its short-term effects?…

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OxyContin

What is OxyContin? OxyContin is the brand name for oxycodone hydrochloride, an opioid (narcotic) analgesic (pain reliever).OxyContin is a controlled-release oral formulation of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is available by prescription only and is used to treat moderate to severe pain…

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