Drug identifiers can reveal the exact chemical structure of a drug, or even its manufacturer.
But the list of drugs that can be traced to the pharmaceutical industry is almost endless.
To help weed out the best drugs, here’s a look at how we can narrow the field down to those that are really important to health and medicine.1.
Ketamine: Ketamine was first isolated from a single plant in India in 1952.
It has since been used as a hallucinogen in numerous countries.
However, the drug is also widely used in psychiatric settings and is also associated with addiction.2.
Naltrexone: A drug used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder.
It is widely used as an opiate substitution medication and has also been used to help people cope with depression.3.
Sildenafil: A prescription opioid, the painkiller used to control severe pain.
It’s also used as part of the treatment of opioid dependence, anxiety and insomnia.4.
Xanax: An antidepressant, used to improve sleep, improve mood, and reduce the risk of suicidal thoughts and actions.5.
Diazepam: An antipsychotic that is also commonly used to manage severe mental illness.6.
Tramadol: A medication used to relieve muscle spasms.7.
Ketotol: An opiate analgesic, used for pain control and as a sedative.8.
Naloxone: An overdose antidote.9.
Flakka: An anti-psychotic that can stop the spread of a virus.10.
Soma: An opioid analgesic that can reduce pain and spasms in a person with anorexia nervosa and is used to reduce the symptoms of other drug dependence disorders.