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Drug Testing for Phencyclidine (PCP)

Phencyclidine PCP is most dangerous because it causes hallucinations. If you suspect that a friend or loved one is abusing PCP, get involved to help save their life. uVera Diagnostics has drug test kits that test for Phencyclidine.

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T- Cup Drug Test Cup
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All in One Drug Test Cup
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Split-Sample Drug Test
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Drug Test Dip Card
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Drug Test Dip Panel
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Saliva Drug Test

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Definition and Description

Phencyclidine, better known as PCP was originally used as a surgical anesthetic in the 1950s. Discontinued in the 1960s, it caused patients to become agitated, irrational, and delusional when recovering from the anesthetic. Today, people abuse PCP due to the trance-like and detached, out-of-body state it gives its user.

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What does it look like and how is it taken?

Phencyclidine, or PCP, comes in a variety of forms to ingest, inject, snort or smoke. Found in a variety of colored tablets, pills and colored powders, PCP in its pure form is a white, crystalline powder. It is most often, however, sold as either powder or liquid. PCP is often applied to leafy substances such as tobacco, marijuana, or even spices such as mint and oregano when smoked.

Illegal or Legal?

PCP is always illegal.

Street names for Phencyclidine include:

There are many street names for PCP including angel dust, magic dust, rocket fuel, wack, PeaCe pill, lovely, embalming fluid, trank, Peter Pan, ozone, killer weed and supergrass.

Why is Phencyclidine taken?

It has mind-altering and hallucinogenic effects. It creates a feeling of detachment and an almost “out of body” sensation. PCP is addictive and can easily lead to dependence.

Dangers and side effects

Side effects of PCP include: Poor, garbled speech, flicking of the eyes, blurred vision, sweating, drooling, shallow and quick breathing, loss of balance, numbness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. PCP effects mood and behavior, and in high doses can cause symptoms of schizophrenia including: paranoia, delusions, detachment from one’s environment and sometimes a catatonic state or amnesia. PCP can cause dangerous, erratic, violent and suicidal behavior.

PCP is most dangerous because it causes hallucinations. Use of the drug can lead to seizures and coma. Deaths from PCP are often from the incontrollable mental and physical instabilities of the drug rather than the drug itself, and deaths are often suicides or due to accidental injury.

Long term use of PCP causes memory loss, weight loss, depression and interferes permanently with speech and thinking.

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Drug Testing for Phencyclidine (PCP)

uVera Diagnostics is a drug testing company that supplies drug test kits, including CLIA Waived drug test kits. From small quantities to large bulk orders, uVera Diagnostics has a drug testing product that is right for you. Order online or call 1-866-242-5930.

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