Chems can be broadly divided into three different groups: uppers (stimulants), downers (narcotics), trippers (mind-altering).
Always have your drugs tested before using them. That way you know exactly what’s in them and whether they contain too much of certain substances.
Slang Methamphetamine, Tina, T, crystal, meth, glass, tweak, yaba, ice. Short Tina is a chemical drug with a powerful, stimulating effect and belongs to the amphetamine family, along with speed, ecstasy/MDMA, and others. Crystal meth is usually sold as an odourless,...
Cocaine is a white powder. The active substance is cocaine hydrochloride, derived from the South American coca plant.
GHB is the abbreviation for gamma-hydroxybutyrate. This downer is mainly sold as a syrupy liquid, but sometimes also in powder form. GHB is sometimes mistakenly called ‘liquid XTC’.
Mephedrone or 4-MMC (4-methylmethcathinone) produces a strong stimulant effect. The drug belongs to the synthetic cathinones a subgroup of amphetamines.
Ketamine is a narcotic that has a dream-like effect. It separates body and mind.
Slang 2C, pink cocaine Short 2C-B is the abbreviation for 4-Bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine. 2C-B is sold mainly as a pill in the Netherlands but sometimes as a powder or capsule. The pills are usually narrower and smaller than ecstasy tablets. 2C-B is a synthetic...
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Ecstasy contains the active ingredient MDMA; ecstasy is essentially MDMA in pill form. The drug is also sold as powder or crystals (MDMA).
3-MMC (3-methylmethcathinone) is a new drug about which little is known. 3-MMC is a stimulant and a variant of mephedrone and 4-MEC.
When chems are used during sex, various drugs are often combined. These can be uppers, downers and trippers.