Drugs Essay Topics

Aspirin-its preparation, history and applications

How drugs are discovered and developed Pharmacologist along with chemist focus on a specific disease and unmet patient needs in order to discover new drugs. They search for biological targets within the body that play a role in a given disease. Unique molecules are found or created that some day might be medicines. Lead Compound… View Article

Prohibition: The So-Called war on drugs

• Nick Possum: In the thrall of the monster drug barons It is also obvious that so much of the government propaganda regarding those fine sacred herbs Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa is just bullshit. • Alcohol worse than ecstasy on shock new drug list The position of ecstasy near the bottom of the list… View Article

Different illicit drugs

Janis Joplin’s experimentation with several different illicit drugs led to her overdose of heroin at the age of 27. Joplin began her fascination with the drug culture as part of the beatnik generation in coffee houses and bars across her home state of Texas and in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Joplin developed a love… View Article

Caffeine – Pharmacology

Now days, college students have been consuming the so-called “energy drinks,” a rapidly evolving class of drink which promise to increase energy, improve alertness, and boost attention. Energy drinks started around the 1990s, the industry has grown with a rate of 55% from 2002 to 2006. Energy drinks are marketed usually to young adults. A… View Article

Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Performance enhancing drugs have been a bane in the field of sports for a very long time, as athletes have tried to gain unfair advantage through its use, and suffered due to the side effects. Two factors have led to a belief that the use of performance enhancing drugs is becoming widespread among sportsmen. The… View Article

Our War On Drugs

A drug can be described as a chemical substance that influences how an individual’s body and mind works (Rees 2005 p. 5). It is uncommon today to hear the word drugs on televisions and read them in magazines. Drugs are virtually everywhere and there is continual development of these drugs. They are used by people… View Article


Background: Up to a quarter of the world’s population currently suffer from hypertension, putting them at risk of various diseases including heart disease, potentially leading to death. The rennin angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) has been implicated in blood pressure control and there have been clinical trials which have demonstrated that inhibiting RAAS by angiotensin converting enzyme… View Article


Most of people when they think of drug abuse will only think of illegal drugs like marijuana or cocaine. The truth is that there is a large number of people who are abusing drugs that are legal and prescribed only by doctors. There is a study done by the United Nations that says that the… View Article

The French Connection

The NYPD is one of the finest law enforcements when it comes to containing drugs, except one, heroin. The business of drugs exponentially grows to new heights every year. Around the early 70’s, heroine was being brought over to the united states at very high rates. New York City was a famous shipping ground for… View Article

Illegal Drugs

The illegal drugs problem in the country is real and pervasive. It is undermining the moral fabric of our society and is victimizing almost everyone, including even young children in the grade schools. It has become a threat to national security. The national drug strategy which is primarily focused on “demand and supply reduction” appears… View Article

Effect of a Narcotic Antagonist on an Addict

Addictive ailments are described by the constant exploit of a drug like cocaine, amphetamines, heroin, alcohol, and other related drugs (McDowell, 1999). These ailments frequently caused by the following: the increase of tolerance for such drugs, requiring further increase on amounts to pull off the preferred outcome; material addiction, differentiated by a series of definite indications… View Article

Behavior Modifying Drugs

“ADHD is a common behavioral disorder that affects an estimated 8% to 10% of people in the United States” (Kutscher). Boys are about three times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with it, though it is not yet understood why. Children with ADHD generally have problems paying attention or concentrating. They cannot seem to… View Article

Drugs and Behavior

Substance abuse describes the increased use of a substance which is likely to have negative effect on the body. Substance abuse refers to the use of substance like alcohol, cigarettes and other hard drugs or the use of common medical drugs for pleasure purposes. Substance abuse has remained to be a leading problem among the… View Article

Everyday Drugs

The essay “Everyday Drugs” written by Adam Smith reminds me that government plays an important role in our lives. The government is an important element for the existence of a state. Without which, a particular society will be in chaos. Anarchy will govern. There will be no order because people are not guided by any… View Article

Chemical Dependency

This paper will discuss Chemical Dependency or Substance Dependency and Substance Abuse in Adolescents; specifically the development, progression and biopsychosocial of dependency and abuse in the adolescent population. The definition of epidemiology and diagnosis will be addressed. Lastly three treatment options including the range of severity will be provided. There is difference between substance abuse… View Article