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Descriptor in English: Illicit Drugs
Descriptor in Spanish: Drogas Ilícitas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Drogas Ilícitas
Descriptor in French: Substances illicites
Entry term(s): Club Drugs
Drugs, Club
Drugs, Illegal
Drugs, Illicit
Drugs, Recreational
Drugs, Street
Illegal Drugs
Recreational Drugs
Street Drugs
Tree number(s): D26.878
VS2.002.001.016
Scope note: Drugs that are manufactured, obtained, or sold illegally. They include prescription drugs obtained or sold without prescription and non-prescription drugs. Illicit drugs are widely distributed, tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.
Annotation: coordinate with specific drug or chemical
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
UR urine
History Note: 2020 (1977); use DRUGS 1977-1986
See also the descriptors: Designer Drugs MeSH
Health Surveillance DeCS
Substance-Related Disorders MeSH
DeCS UI: 24318
Descriptor UI: D013287
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/16
Revision Date: 2018/12/11
Illicit Drugs - Preferred
Concept UI M0020562
Scope note Drugs that are manufactured, obtained, or sold illegally. They include prescription drugs obtained or sold without prescription and non-prescription drugs. Illicit drugs are widely distributed, tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.
Preferred term Illicit Drugs
Entry term(s) Drugs, Illegal
Drugs, Illicit
Illegal Drugs
Street Drugs - Narrower
Concept UI M0020561
Preferred term Street Drugs
Entry term(s) Drugs, Street
Recreational Drugs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0020563
Preferred term Recreational Drugs
Entry term(s) Drugs, Recreational
Club Drugs - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000639642
Preferred term Club Drugs
Entry term(s) Drugs, Club



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