Different Types of Drugs

Many drugs, prescription and illegal alike, can lead to harmful consequences, such as:

  • Mental and physical health risks
  • Infectious diseases
  • Accidents and injuries
  • Legal and financial issues
  • Interpersonal problems
  • Negative effects on pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Drug abuse and misuse
  • Physiological dependence and withdrawal symptoms
  • Drug or alcohol addiction

In this guide, you will find information about commonly used drugs with the potential for misuse or addiction.

Commonly Abused Prescription and OTC Drugs

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