Drugs

A drug is any substance that can be used to modify a chemical process or processes in the body, for example to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, enhance a performance or ability, or to alter states of mind. Drugs include both prescription and nonprescription pharmaceuticals; biologically-derived products such as vaccines, serums, and blood derived products; tissues and organs; disinfectants; and radiopharmaceuticals. Drugs are natural products or synthetic chemicals that can alter the way the body works, or which are used to prevent or treat disease. Drugs can also mean a federally controlled substance including marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, and phencyclidine (PCP).

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  • 2,3-MDA
    2,3-MDA (2,3-methylenedioxyamphetamine)an analog of the illegal drug Ecstasy. It is most often measured in blood or urine using HPLC and GC/FID.
  • 2,3-MDMA
    2,3-MDMA (2,3-methylenedioxymethamphetamine)is an isomer of the illegal hallucinogenic drug Ecstasy (3,4-MDMA). It is most often measured in blood or urine using HPLC and GC/FID.
  • 3,4-MDA
    3,4-MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine) is an analog of the illegal drug Ecstasy. It is most often measured in blood or urine using HPLC and GC/FID.
  • 3,4-MDMA (Ecstasy)
    3,4-MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, Ecstasy)is an illegal hallucinogenic drug. It is most often measured in blood or urine using HPLC and GC/FID.
  • aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
    Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid, the most widely used over the counter drug, is an anti-inflammatory agent and analgesic. It is most often measured using HPLC.
  • caffeine
    Caffeine, a coffee extract acts as a stimulant on the central nervous system and long term use can lead to dependency. It is most often meaasured using HPLC, GC/FID and GC/MS.