DRUG CLASSES

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Opiates refer to a class of drug that has been used for thousands of years for treatment of pain and remain the primary drugs used in pain management.

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Methamphetamine and amphetamine belong to a group of drugs called sympathomimetic amines that are central nervous system stimulants.

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Kratom is a plant-based drug that produces stimulant effects. Kratom is illegal in certain states such as Indiana. 

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Flakka is a relatively new street drug that is similar to bath salts.

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Fentanyl is a dangerous opioid that is 80-100 times more potent than morphine.

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Heroin is an illegal substance that has been around for quite some time, but recent abuse of the opioid has skyrocketed in unison with prescription opioid abuse.