Top 10 drugs facts Selected as the most interesting among medicine related questions in Medicine quiz Who popularized heroin?Bayer pharmaceuticals. During 1898-1913, heroin was a major product of the company, advertised and shipped worldwide. After withdrawal of heroine, the next Bayer's major product was aspirin.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Germany facts » Methanol (wood alcohol) is highly poisonous. Comparing to ethanol, is it more or less sedative?Less sedative. Methanol has a much weaker sedative effect than ethanol, which leads the victim to drink more than it would normally do with ethanol. Methanol is oxidized to formaldehyde and then to the poisonous formic acid in the liver. Created by: MarcusXalcohol facts » What was the cause of Pont-Saint-Esprit mass poisoning in 1951, during which "the city went mad"?Ergot. The 1951 Pont-Saint-Esprit mass poisoning occurred in the small town of Pont-Saint-Esprit in southern France. More than 250 people suffered hallucinations and other nervous system disturbances, leading to 50 persons being interned in asylums and 7 deaths. A foodborne illness was suspected, and among these it was originally believed to be a case of "cursed bread". Most academic sources accept ergot poisoning as the cause of the epidemic.Created by: TschukaFrance facts » Which species of cannabis contains the most THC?Cannabis Sativa. Some studies indicate that, on average, Cannabis sativa has higher levels of CBD compared to THC than C. indica. The effects of sativa are well known for its cerebral high, while indica is well known for its sedative effects which some prefer for night time use. Both types are used as medical cannabis.Created by: Tschukaplants facts » Which drug makes your pupils larger? Cocaine. Dilated pupils typically occur as an effect of taking stimulant drugs such as cocaine and amphetamine, while opiates such as heroin, morphine and codeine constrict the pupils.Created by: Przemekmedicine facts » What substance is not an ingredient of chocolate?Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychedelic prodrug compound produced by more than 200 species of mushrooms, collectively known as psilocybin mushrooms. Psilocybin next to LSD is the most popular and the most commonly used psychedelic.Created by: Tschukachocolate facts » Which of the following drugs have the opposite effect to the others?Heroin is a depressant - introduces euphoric sedation (like other opiates, including opium). The other mentioned drugs are stimulant stimulants.Created by: Tschukamedicine facts » Which drug has become popular in connection with the television series "Breaking Bad"Methamphetamine. Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television It tells the story of Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. Together with his former student Jesse Pinkman, White turns to a life of crime by producing and selling crystallized methamphetamine to secure his family's financial future before he dies, while navigating the dangers of the criminal world. Created by: Tschukamovies facts » What is the most popular drug in Poland?Marijuana. It is estimated that about 4 million Poles have ever tried Marijuana in their lives.Created by: Marta KurdzielPoland facts » Where did "The King of Cocaine", Pablo Escobar live?Madellin. Pablo Escobar was born in Rionegro, Colombia and grew up, lived and died in nearby Medellín. His cartel supplied an estimated 80% of the cocaine smuggled into the U.S. at the height of his career, turning over 20 billion $ a year in personal income. He was often called "The King of Cocaine" and was the wealthiest criminal in history.Created by: Ninjaipeoples facts » Play medicine quiz and see all the questions.