Drugs in this group
Ketamine, Methoxetamine (MXE), PCP, DXM, ¾-Me0-PCP, 3-H0-PCP, 3-H0-PCE, N-ethyl-ketamine, Deschloroketamine, MXM.
Dissociatives can be sniffed, chewed, swallowed or injected. Liquid PCP is sometimes soaked into tobacco and smoked.
People who use dissociative drugs describe a feeling of being detached from reality (dissociation). They can experience visual and auditory changes and a sense of floating.
Use of dissociative drugs can lead to anxiety, memory loss, and a lack of control over limbs, including body tremors and numbness. Although the dose can impact the severity of the symptoms experienced, they are also unpredictable at any dose.
If you are taking them
If you take dissociatives there are some things you can do to reduce the risks.
- Avoid mixing them with alcohol as they can have dangerous sedating effects if you do.
- Try to have someone sober with you to make sure you are safe.
- Make sure you’re in a safe space, avoid a public setting and never drive.
Drugs in this category span classes A, B and C.
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