What is another word for quaalude?

3 synonyms found


[ kwˈɑːluːd], [ kwˈɑːluːd], [ k_w_ˈɑː_l_uː_d]

Quaalude is a brand name for the sedative-hypnotic drug methaqualone. It has since been discontinued in many countries due to its addictive nature and harmful side effects. However, there are still synonyms commonly used to refer to the drug, such as Quacks, Ludes, and Sopor. Other street names include Mandrax, Mandies, and Lemmon 714. Despite being banned in many countries, it continues to be used illegally and can be obtained through illicit means. It is important to note that the use of such drugs is dangerous and can lead to severe health consequences. Hence, it is crucial to seek medical help if one is addicted to such drugs or has a drug-seeking behavior.

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What is quaalude?

Quaalude is a sedative and hypnotic drug that became popular in the early 1970s. It is classified as a benzodiazepine, and is similar to Valium. Quaalude is often misidentified as ecstasy, which can result in dangerous mixed drug use.

Quaalude was first synthesized in 1964 by the British pharmaceutical company GSK. It was approved for use in the United States in 1972 and became popular as a party drug. It is often used to relieve anxiety and tension, and is also used as a sleep aid.

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