Substance use - phencyclidine (PCP)

PCP; Substance abuse - phencyclidine; Drug abuse - phencyclidine; Drug use - phencyclidine

Phencyclidine (PCP) is an illegal street drug that usually comes as a white powder, which can be dissolved in alcohol or water. It can be bought as a powder or liquid.

PCP can be used in different ways:

  • Inhaled through the nose (snorted)
  • Injected into a vein (shooting up)
  • Smoked
  • Swallowed

Street names for PCP include angel dust, embalming fluid, hog, killer weed, love boat, ozone, peace pill, rocket fuel, super grass, wack.

PCP's Effects on Your Brain

Harmful Effects of PCP

PCP can be Addictive

Treatment Options

Your Ongoing Recovery

Resources

When to Call the Doctor