The most common synonyms are:
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Regular use may lead to psychological dependence.
Possible, but milder than with amphetamine. The effects reported during withdrawal are mild tremor, irritability, loss of appetite, listlessness, abnormal fatigue, insomnia, minor depression and nightmares.
Onset and duration of action
|Oral||quick (as soon as the khat leaf is chewed)||N/A||3 hours (effects persist for 2 hours after the end of the chewing session)|
Many different street drugs are sold under the same name. Furthermore, nothing guarantees the quantity, purity or even the content of a street drug in spite of the fact that it may, in some cases, look like medication.
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