What’s in your medicine cabinet?
Vike, Dance Fever, French Fries. These are nicknames for common prescription drugs – drugs that teens are abusing more and more, often with serious consequences. Click on a drug to find out what they do, why they're dangerous and the street names kids use to describe them.
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Painkillers - may be prescribed for pain
Hydrocodone bitartrate with acetaminophen
Central Nervous System Depressants - may be used to treat anxiety or sleep disorders
Stimulants - may be used to treat ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and a sleep disorder called narcolepsy
Over-The Counter (OTC) Medication