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Barbiturates
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Barbs; Barbies; Downers; Blues; Nembies; Seccies
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Depressant
CHEMICAL NAME
Various (see below)
DESCRIPTION
Barbiturates are a class of sedative drugs prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. Barbiturates were widely available on the street in the 1970s and '80s, though less so in the '90s and '00s.
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