PhencyclidineAka: Phencyclidine, PCP
- See Also
- Schedule II
- Street Names
- Angel dust
- Horse Tranquilizer
- PCP (2-10 mg): 3-18 hour duration
- Toxicity Management
|Definition (NCI)||Developed as an anesthetic for humans in 1959. Its use was discontinued due to extreme side effects that included delirium, confusion, visual disturbances, hallucinations and violence; some evidence of long-term memory disorders and schizophrenia-like syndrome has been observed. Phencyclidine, a substance of abuse also know as 'angel dust', can cause physical and psychological distresses, such as coma, seizures, convulsions, respiratory depression, and cardiac problems.|
|Definition (MSH)||A hallucinogen formerly used as a veterinary anesthetic, and briefly as a general anesthetic for humans. Phencyclidine is similar to KETAMINE in structure and in many of its effects. Like ketamine, it can produce a dissociative state. It exerts its pharmacological action through inhibition of NMDA receptors (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE). As a drug of abuse, it is known as PCP and Angel Dust.|
|Definition (PSY)||Piperadine having hallucinogenic, anesthetic, and analgesic properties.|
|Definition (CSP)||this drug is both a legitimate prescription anesthetic and a notoriously abused street drug also known as "angel dust."|
|Concepts||Organic Chemical (T109) , Pharmacologic Substance (T121)|
|English||1-(1-Phenylcyclohexyl)piperidine, Phencyclidine, Angel Dust, Dust, Angel, phencyclidine, Piperidine, 1-(1-phenylcyclohexyl)-, Phencyclidine substan of abuse, Phencyclidine substance of abuse, PCP - Phencyclidine, PHENCYCLIDINE, Phencyclidine [Chemical/Ingredient], angel dust, phencyclidines, phencyclidine(PCP), phencyclidine (Schedule I substance), Phencyclidine substance of abuse (substance), PCP, Angel dust, Phencyclidine (substance)|
|Russian||SERNIL, FENTSIKLIDIN, FENTSIKLIDINGIDROKHLORID, СЕРНИЛ, ФЕНЦИКЛИДИН, ФЕНЦИКЛИДИНГИДРОХЛОРИД|
|Italian||1-(1-Fenil cicloesano)piperidina, Polvere d'angelo, Fenciclidina|
|Spanish||abuso de enciclidina, abuso de enciclidina (sustancia), fenciclidina (sustancia), fenciclidina, polvo de ángel, Fenciclidina|
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