lysergic acid diethylamide


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lysergic acid diethylamide:

see LSDLSD
or lysergic acid diethylamide
, alkaloid synthesized from lysergic acid, which is found in the fungus ergot (Claviceps purpurea). It is a hallucinogenic drug that intensifies sense perceptions and produces hallucinations, mood changes, and changes in the
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lysergic acid diethylamide

[lə′sərjik ¦as·əd dī‚eth·əl′am·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C15H15N2CON(C2H5)2 A psychotomimetic drug synthesized from compounds derived from ergot. Abbreviated LSD; LSD-25.
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The US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in its Community Alert on Club Drugs, defined 'club drugs' as ecstasy, gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB), ketamine, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), methamphetamine, and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD).
Although hallucinogens such as lysergic acid diethylamide and psilocybin mushroom have potent psychotic effects, adverse renal effects are also possible.
Chemical Warfare Secrets Almost Forgotten is also an excellent resource on the effects of incapacitating chemical agents, with firsthand accounts of human exposure to lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), 3-quinuclidinyl benzilate (BZ), and other agents.
Padilla was given drugs against his will, believed to be some form of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) or phencyclidine (PCP), to act as a sort of truth serum during his interrogations.
A Damien Hirst print, entitled Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, was expected to sell at between pounds 8,000 and pounds 10,000, while an Alexander Millar oil painting, Goal, was given an estimate of pounds 10,000 - pounds 12,000.
IN JANUARY the Swiss inventor of lysergic acid diethylamide, Albert Hofmann, turned 100 and was honored at a Basel symposium called "LSD: Problem Child and Wonder Drug" Hofmann first synthesized the hallucinogen in 1938, and the pharmaceutical giant Sandoz (now Novartis) began marketing the drug as a treatment for psychological problems a decade later.
The number of past-year users of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) declined 41% between 2002 and 2004, while past-year use of ecstasy dropped 40% over the same period.
Oral fluid testing has also been developed for drugs of abuse, including amphetamines, barbiturates, cannabinoids, cocaine, diazepam, lysergic acid diethylamide, opioids, and phencyclidine (15-17).
This book purports to be primarily concerned with the history of the illegal psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD).
Eller JL, Morton JM: Bizarre deformities in offspring of user of lysergic acid diethylamide.
The film is set in Berlin's spring-blooming Tiergarten; its only props are a playing card, a clothespin, a vintage German bicycle, a thermos, and last but not least, a blotter of lysergic acid diethylamide, which Graham casually drops on his tongue while reposing on a rock.
The drug - full name lysergic acid diethylamide - later became notorious for its illegal use in the Sixties.