DMT

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What are some slang terms?
Businessman’s Trip, Dimitri, Fantasia

What is DMT?
Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is a hallucinogenic tryptamine. It is found in a variety of plants and seeds, and can also be produced synthetically.1

signs of DMT use:
  • Hallucinations frequently involving radically altered environments as well as body and spatial distortions
  • Agitation
related drugs:

What does it look like?
Pure DMT is most often found in crystal form.

How is DMT used?
Generally it is sniffed, smoked or injected.1

What do people hear about DMT?
DMT causes hallucinogenic effects that last for about 45 to 60 minutes.

What are the risks of using DMT?
Short-term effects include increased blood pressure and heart rate, and dilated pupils.Long-term effects of DMT use and misuse and its potential to cause addiction are currently unknown.1

1NIDA. “Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs.” National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 Feb. 2015, https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/hallucinogens-dissociative-drugs. Accessed 2 Nov. 2018.
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Next Steps

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