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Effects Of LSD Overdose

Can You Overdose On LSD?

How Much LSD To Overdose? Compared to a lot of drugs, LSD is relatively safe when ingested on its own in doses under 200 micrograms. Can you overdose on LSD? Yes. It takes more than 1,000 micrograms of LSD to overdose, sometimes less, depending on the user’s physical tolerance to the drug. LSD is not considered an addictive drug—that is, it does not produce compulsive drug-seeking behavior as cocaine, heroin, and meth effects do. However, LSD users may develop tolerance to the drug. LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), often called acid, is an illicit hallucinogenic drug that affects your perceptions for several hours. Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) belongs to schedule I drugs. Schedule I substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for substance abuse. Some examples of Schedule I drugs are heroin, marijuana (cannabis), 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy), methaqualone, and peyote. [1] If someone has combined LSD with other substances like alcohol, benzodiazepines, stimulants, or opioids, medical detox is needed for recovery.  Mixing drugs increases the risk of a deadly drug overdose. A medical detox would help the person using multiple drugs stop further addiction to other substances before they worsen.  In addition, detox would include cutting-edge medication to…