Ask Erowid

Ask a Question


Find an answer:

View By Category

Search Ask Erowid
Search Vaults


Enter a keyword in the search field above to look up a question or answer on a specific topic.

Off-Site Psychoactive Question Resources
  Ask Dr Shulgin

Resources at Erowid
  Plants & Drugs
  Freedom & Law
  Mind & Spirit
  Arts & Sciences
  Library / Bookstore
  What's New
  About Erowid
  .

Answered QuestionsNameDate
Is LSD available in 2014 on the black market? Ronson Feb 27 2014
Who decides the "abuse liability" of a drug that the government is considerin... ims Jan 13 2014
Do audio recordings from the Good Friday experiment exist? T. Washington Aug 14 2013


Random Question

Q: On your LSD 'bits and pieces' page, you mention that LSD causes "horizontal nystagmus" and that PCP causes "horizontal and vertical nystagmus". Do these occur while the person is under the influence of the drug (i.e. temporary), after repeated use of the drug potentialy indicating vestibular system disease (a disease relating to disorientation), or both?

A: The nystagmus we mention for LSD and PCP are temporary effects which last for only a short time after ingestion (generally during the primary effects of the substance). There is no evidence in the medical literature to suggest there is any long term nystagmus caused by LSD. I'm not as familiar with the medical literature on PCP, so I don't know definitively that the same is true for PCP, but I have never heard anything to suggest that they nystagmus caused by PCP is permanent, even in cases of repeated and heavy use.



peace,

fire

Asked By : drlilfish
Answered By : fire
Published Date : 2 / 25 / 2003
Last Edited Date : 2 / 25 / 2003
Question ID : 3034

Categories: [ Effects ]




Ask Erowid v1.7 - Jul, 2005

(content and html © the Vaults of Erowid. Please ask permission before publicly reproducing.)