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Friday, August 21, 2015

Nuevas drogas sintéticas

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emDocs - August 20, 2015 - By Larissa Velez and Fernando Benitez
Edited by Alex Koyfman and Stephen Alerhand
Over the last decade, there has been an exponential increase in the number of street drugs available. These drugs, all synthetic chemicals derived from older drugs, are much more potent and can vary in their symptomatology. Emergency medicine physicians must know what is being used around their communities, as the ED is often the first line of suspicion when new drugs with new toxicities arise.
  • The synthetic cannabinoids (K2; spice; incense)
  • Synthetic cathinones (Bath salts; “meow-meow”, “plant fertilizer”, “insect repellent”)
  • The synthetic hallucinogens
http://www.emdocs.net/new-troublesome-drugs-the-synthetics/