What You Need to Know about the Most Addictive Legal Drugs

Drugs – illegal or not are equally addictive. Many Singaporeans should know that legal drugs exist and some consume it without realizing its potential risks or dangers. This article will discuss about the most addictive legal drugs and hopefully we can curb or get rid of it.


Here are the most addictive legal drugs in the market:

  • Alcohol: Although alcohol is not as addictive compared to illegal drugs like crystal meth or heroin, it is still dangerous. Alcohol is not extremely dangerous but people use in it harmful ways. Binge drinking regularly can lead to addiction.
  • Nicotine: Nicotine is one of the most accessible drugs next to alcohol with cigarettes readily available. Nicotine is addictive. In fact, few puffs will get you hooked. Only few people can curb their smoking without becoming too addicted.
  • Benzodiazepines: Benzos like xanax and valium are used to treat anxiety disorders and panic attacks. These drugs are sedatives and the effects are similar to intoxication of alcohol but it can have an effect in your performance and function – plus it can be addictive.


  • Ambien: Benzos are for people with severe anxiety but ambien is for people who lacks sleep. Ambien will help you sleep but it is easy to be dependent to it. Using it every day is nothing but trouble.
  • Cough syrup: Cough syrups only mean well but you have to be careful because it contains opiate that can be addictive. Cough syrups are usually prescribed by doctors for those who are suffering from sinusitis, bronchitis and hay fever.
  • Steroids: Anabolic steroids are prescribed legally for those who suffer from diseases but many men abuse it by wanting to bulk up. Steroids are addictive. They will not make you high but it can muddle your brain chemicals.

Now that you know this, it is time to curb it.


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