Sedatives (a.k.a. Barbs, Phennies, Red Birds, Yellow Jackets, Downers, Candy, Sleeping pills, Tranks, Forget me Pill, Mexican Valium, R2, Roofies, Roofinal, Roof)

Sedatives are medications that slow brain activity that can be useful in reducing anxiety and sleep problems.

What are the short term effects of Sedatives?

Drowsiness, slurred speech, poor concentration, confusion, dizziness, problems with movement & memory, decrease blood pressure and slow breathing.

What are the long-term effects of Sedatives?

The long-term effects are unknown. However, other health related issues include higher risk of HIV, hepatitis and other infectious diseases from sharing needles.

What are the symptoms of withdrawal?

There are no symptoms of withdrawal.

How are Sedatives used?

They can be swallowed or injected.

What do they look like?

Sedatives are found in pill form, capsules and a liquid.