What are designer drugs?
Are valium and oxycodone designer drugs?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
I did not know how to describe this term so I did a search and below is good old wiki's page on the subject.
It states designer drugs are created and marketed to get around current drug laws by modifying it's molecules. Back in my day the popular designer drug was MDA. XTC is the big one everyone thinks about.
No. Valium and oxycodone are not designer drugs. They are standard pharmaceuticals with the potential for abuse. Oxycodone has been around a very long long time in the form of percocet (with tylenol added) or percodan (with aspirin added) or nothing added (oxycontin). It is a sem-synthetic opioid pain killer. Valium is a minor tranquilizer and an anti-seizure medSource(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Designer_drug