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Classification: Depressant
 
Classification: Depressant
  
Alcohol is a CNS depressant that acts through the GABAa receptor.
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Alcohol is a CNS depressant that acts through the GABAa receptor, and is one of the most common strong psychoactives used by humans. It has a long history of use and its intoxicating effects are well-studied and -documented.
  
 
=== History ===
 
=== History ===

Revision as of 12:05, 18 February 2014

General Information

Classification: Depressant

Alcohol is a CNSCentral Nervous System depressant that acts through the GABAa receptor, and is one of the most common strong psychoactives used by humans. It has a long history of use and its intoxicating effects are well-studied and -documented.

History

Dosage

Oral

Duration: X hours

Low dose: X mg

Medium (typical) dose: X mg

High dose: X mg

Smoked

Duration: X hours

Onset: X minutes

Low dose: X mg

Medium (typical) dose: X mg

High dose: X mg

Insufflated

Duration: X hours

Onset: X minutes

Low dose: X mg

Medium (typical) dose: X mg

High dose: X mg

Injected

Duration: X hours

Onset: X minutes

Low dose: X mg

Medium (typical) dose: X mg

High dose: X mg

Effects

Positive

Neutral

Negative

After effects

  • "Hangover"?
  • Afterglow
  • Long term effects

Harm Reduction

  • Avoid driving and operating heavy machinery
  • Recommended time (pauses) between using the substance
  • Addiction potential?
  • Risk of death?
  • Mental illness?
  • Heart issues?

Chemistry and Pharmacology

Legal

Europe

America

Asia

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