Inhalants
By:
Pallavi Adapa
And
Virginia Xuereb
What are Inhalants?
 Inhalants are breathable chemical vapors that
users intentionally inhale because of the
chemicals' m...
Short Term Effects
 Loss of self control
 Violent behavior
 Unconsciousness
 Vomiting
 Death from suffocation
Long Term Effects
 Weight loss
 Fatigue
 Electrolyte (salt) imbalance
 muscle fatigue
 Tolerance
 Damage liver & kid...
Types Of Inhalants
 volatile solvents
 nitrites
 anesthetics
Volatile Solvents
 Can produce
intoxication
 Chronic use can result
in neuropathies and
hepatotoxicity
 Ex:
 Alcohol
...
Nitrites
 Nitrous Oxide is an
example often known
as laughing gas
 Many people take it for
granted, but they can
be dead...
Anesthetics
 Drug that causes
Anesthesia
 Local Anesthetics:
 Procaine
 Cocaine
 Amethocaine
 Lidocane
Treatments
 Not much treatment,
but if your family
suspect it they can
have your tested
Street names
 Toilet Water
 Tolly
 Thrust
 Spray
 Snot Balls
 Poppers
 Huff
 Hippie Crack
Illegal Or Legal
 It is necessarily legal because no one can
stop you from buying whip cream or other
inhalants
Recourses
 http://
drugabuse.gov/drugpages/inhalants.html
 www.google.com
 www.ask.com
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Inhalants

  1. 1. Inhalants By: Pallavi Adapa And Virginia Xuereb
  2. 2. What are Inhalants?  Inhalants are breathable chemical vapors that users intentionally inhale because of the chemicals' mind-altering effects.
  3. 3. Short Term Effects  Loss of self control  Violent behavior  Unconsciousness  Vomiting  Death from suffocation
  4. 4. Long Term Effects  Weight loss  Fatigue  Electrolyte (salt) imbalance  muscle fatigue  Tolerance  Damage liver & kidneys  Damage blood and bone marrow
  5. 5. Types Of Inhalants  volatile solvents  nitrites  anesthetics
  6. 6. Volatile Solvents  Can produce intoxication  Chronic use can result in neuropathies and hepatotoxicity  Ex:  Alcohol  Chlorinated carbons
  7. 7. Nitrites  Nitrous Oxide is an example often known as laughing gas  Many people take it for granted, but they can be deadly
  8. 8. Anesthetics  Drug that causes Anesthesia  Local Anesthetics:  Procaine  Cocaine  Amethocaine  Lidocane
  9. 9. Treatments  Not much treatment, but if your family suspect it they can have your tested
  10. 10. Street names  Toilet Water  Tolly  Thrust  Spray  Snot Balls  Poppers  Huff  Hippie Crack
  11. 11. Illegal Or Legal  It is necessarily legal because no one can stop you from buying whip cream or other inhalants
  12. 12. Recourses  http:// drugabuse.gov/drugpages/inhalants.html  www.google.com  www.ask.com

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