What makes depressants addictive?

Answer Depressants are classified as drugs such as barbiturates and benzodiazepines. They can be highly addictive and are often prescribed for anxiety and as tranquilizers. Alcohol is also considered a de... Read More »

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What makes cocaine addictive?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the hydrochloride salt called cocaine is an addictive stimulant narcotic. Usage methods for the drug include snorting and injection.Dopamine Relea... Read More »

What's in Nescafé original coffee that makes it so addictive?

Either a secret recipe ingredient or the caffeine!:)

Why is it bad to mix two depressants?

Depressants cause chemicals in your brain to slow down, and interfere with brain cell communication and function. Ingesting two depressant substances can create heightened problems---physically and... Read More »

When were depressants first discovered?

The Narcotic Education Foundation of America states that historically, alcohol was used first to induce sleep. In 1806, scientist Friedrich Serturner isolated opium to create morphine, a pain kille... Read More »