Methaqualone side effects
Methaqualone is a sedative-hypnotic and lowers the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain and nervous system, causing deep relaxation.
It takes a couple of hours for the drug to become effective, and the effects last from 4 to 8 hours.
Methaqualone was popular in the seventies in the US. Methaqualone side effects include seisures and convulsions, as well as psychotic- and violent reactions. Physical and psychological dependance is common. Other adverse side effects include violent behavior and stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, headaches, skin rash and itching, fatigue, chills or sweating and a general depression of the central nervous system (lower heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate).
Small doses of Methaqualone usually induce euphoria but larger doses often bring about bad reflexes, irrational behavior, slurrred speech and depression.
It's easy to build up a tolerance to Methaqualone, so users have to keep taking more to get the same effects. Overdosing can result in death. Withdrawal symptoms are worse than going cold turkey from Heroin.
Combining Methaqualone and alcohol greatly potentiates the effects of Methaqualone and is very risky.
Methaqualone also affects muscle movement and -coordination and can produce paresthesia, a "pins and needles" sensation, commonly in the face and fingers. Large doses of Methaqualone cause a heightened pain threshold, which,due to the fact that * also slows down thinking, they can't avoid serious injury sometimes.
Methaqualone can also cause Loss of control of muscle coordination (ataxia) making muscles twitch and move uncontrollably.
Long-term bad side effects of Methaqualone are memory loss, learning and judgment problems. Other common Methaqualone side effects are difficulty concentrating school- or work.
This is our research on the alleged dangers of Methaqualone / adverse effects of Methaqualone and not medical advice!