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A powerful hallucinogenic drug found in several plants that can be smoked, snorted or mixed with ayahuasca

Also called:

  • Ayahuasca
  • DMT
  • Dimitri
  • Rogan
  • The businessman’s trip

Quick info

How the drug works varies from person to person

How you might feel
Tripped out, see or feel things that aren’t there and/or feel quiet, frightened, confused.
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Effects on your body
Raised blood pressure, heart rate and feeling sick.
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How long it takes to work
Smoking DMT has an immediate effect. Can take much longer if taken orally.
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How long the effects last
DMT trips can be intense but don’t usually last very long.
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Common risks
Raised heart rate, blood pressure and nausea/vomiting. DMT trips can trigger a mental health condition and lead to flashbacks.
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Mixing drugs
Mixing drugs is always risky but some mixtures are more dangerous than others.
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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency