20 Most Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names

With the drug market expanding beyond means, there are more terms to refer to drugs now than ever before. Drugs are becoming common by the day, and the fact is that kids these days have become smarter. They know how to hide their dirty laundry and have come up with new and never-heard-before names to refer to drugs.

In a bid to update your vocabulary, we have put up a list of 20 of the most dangerous drugs in the market, and their relevant street names. These drugs are making rounds, so next time you hear any of the names below mentioned in any capacity, your ears should perk up.

1.   Cocaine

Cocaine is one of the most popular drugs on the streets. It looks like white powder, and is snorted through the nose. The consumption gives a euphoric feeling, much like a surge in energy. Almost 5 percent of high school students have consumed cocaine 1 or more times.

The street names for cocaine include:

  • Coke
  • Powder
  • Blow
  • Snow
  • White Lady
  • Girl
  • Nose Candy
  • Yayo
  • Sniff

2.   Crack

Crack is another form of cocaine, but is prepared in a way that makes it easier to smoke than to snort or sniff. The drug has a similar impact as that of cocaine, and is pretty intense. It also stays in your body for longer.

The street names for crack include:

  • Hard
  • Rocks
  • Nuggets
  • Gravel
  • Black Rock
  • Grit

3.   Adderall

Adderall is a commonly prescribed drug that belongs to the family of amphetamines. People can use Adderall for treating the symptoms of ADHD and other diseases, including seizures. However, there is an illegal market for the drug, and it is thriving based on these street names:

  • Speed
  • Addy
  • Pep Pills
  • Thundersticks
  • Study Guides

4.   Ritalin

Ritalin is very similar to Adderall and is also legally used in medications. However, the drug is abused on the streets because of the immediate high it gives. The street names for this drug include:

  • Vitamin R
  • Rids
  • Smarties
  • Kiddie Coke
  • Fake coke

5.   Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is one of the most dangerous and addictive drugs you will see around. The drug is dangerous because it helps you feel energized, but wrecks your brain in the process. The street names include:

  • Crystal
  • Ice
  • Crystal Meth
  • Glass
  • Crank
  • Tina
  • Shards
  • Tweak

6.   Bath Salts

Bath salts might be relatively new, but they are just as filthy. These salts happen to be made of synthetic cathinones and are referred towith the following names:

  • Ivory wave
  • Lunar wave
  • Flakka
  • Bloom
  • Scarface

7.   Heroin

Heroin has to be the most addictive and dangerous drug out there. The drug is extremely popular in young adults, and here are some of the chosen names for it:

  • H
  • Horse
  • Dope
  • Boy
  • Smack
  • Dragon
  • Black Tar
  • Junk
  • Thunder
  • China White

8.   Morphine

Morphine is another powerful opiate and is also used for treating pain. The slang names for it include:

  • Miss Emma
  • M
  • Salt and Sugar
  • Emma
  • Dreamer
  • God’s Drug
  • Morpho

9.   Desomorphine

Desomorphine is one of the most powerful synthetic opioids around. The street names for it are:

  • Kroc
  • Krokodil
  • Krok
  • Croc
  • Russian Magic
  • The Zombie Drug
  • Poor Man’s Heroin

10.   Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is the chemical substance used in Vicodin. The street names for it include:

  • 357’s
  • Watson’s
  • Tabs
  • Norco
  • Lorris
  • Vicos

11.   Oxycodin

Oxycodin also comes under the brand name of OxyCotin. The street names for it are:

  • Oxy
  • 512s
  • O
  • Roxy
  • Hillbilly Heroin
  • OC 80’s

12.   Opium

Opium is the substance behind all opiate and opioid pills. The street names for the drug include:

  • Poppies
  • Dreams
  • Flowers
  • Black tar
  • Chinese tobacco
  • Happiness
  • Gum
  • Midnight oil
  • Dopium

13.   Valium

Valium is a popular medication for anti-oxidants. The street name for this drug are:

  • V’s
  • Ludes
  • Tranks
  • Tranqs
  • Drunk Pills
  • Valari
  • Old Joes
  • Benzos

14.   Klonopin

Klonopin is very similar to Valium and can be accessed through the following street names:

  • Pin
  • Kin
  • Pinni
  • Chill Pill
  • Pinner
  • Super Valium
  • Bennie
  • Benzo

15.   Ketamine

Ketamine is an anesthetic and comes with the following street names:

  • Special K
  • Ketaset
  • K
  • Green
  • Kitty Valium

16.   Xanax

Xanax is used for medically treating clinical depression, but is popular in the streets as well. Street names are:

  • Zany
  • Zany Bar
  • Bar
  • Football
  • Rounds
  • Sticks
  • School Bus

17.   GHB

Also known as gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB is a depressant for your central nervous system. Names include:

  • Liquid X
  • Georgia Home Boy
  • Liquid Ecstasy
  • Soap
  • G

18.   Rohypnol

A popular benzodiazepine with the following street names:

  • Rophies
  • Roofies
  • Forget me pill
  • Forget pill
  • Mexican Valium
  • Roapies
  • Roach
  • Wolfies
  • Ruffies
  • R2
  • Pingus
  • Roach 2

19.   Marijuana

Perhaps the most popular drug of them all, marijuana goes by the following names:

  • Pot
  • Weed
  • Kush
  • Dope
  • Dank
  • Herb
  • Nugs
  • Mary
  • Kind
  • Mary Jane
  • Wax
  • Grass
  • Reefer
  • Honey Oil
  • Pens
  • Shatter

20. LSD

Extremely popular in the 70’s and 80’s, LSD operates with the following street names:

  • Acid
  • Lucy
  • Doses
  • Dots
  • Blotter
  • Zen
  • Superman
  • Pane