In 2008, marijuana, alcohol and cocaine were the most common drugs found among Ecstasy related emergency department visits involving Ecstasy in combination with alcohol or other drugs; with marijuana being involved in 38.2%, alcohol being involved in 38.1%, and cocaine being involved in 31.8%.
Fentanyl can be worn as a patch and can also be taken orally, but like heroin, it can also be smoked, snorted or injected.
Amphetamines suppress appetite and some users can often fail to eat properly which causes them to develop various illnesses related to vitamin deficiencies and malnutrition.
Among the nations youth, alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug, more than tobacco and illicit drugs.
An OxyContin overdose can cause long-term physical damage, which could include liver diseases and infections in the blood.