LSD

WHAT IS IT?

LSD is a hallucinogen. It is both odorless and colorless and has a high potential for abuse.

STREET NAMES

Acid, Blotter Acid, Dots, Mellow Yellow, Window Pane

HOW IT IS TAKEN

  • Added to absorbent paper such as blotter paper and divided into square dosage units
  • Tablets or capsules
  • Occasionally in liquid form 

WHAT ARE IT’S EFFECTS?

  • Hallucinations
  • Distorted perception of shape and size of objects, colors, and sounds
  • Acute anxiety and depression
  • Flashbacks days and even months after
  • Elevated heart rate, higher body temperature, increased blood pressure, dilated pupils
  • Overdose symptoms: longer, more intense episodes, psychosis and death

Reference: https://www.justthinktwice.gov/drugs/lsd