Dr. Jorge Gaibor Carpio, director of the Center of Information and Toxicological Assessment (Ciatox) of Guayaquil, said that in tests that they have practiced on intoxicated persons detected drug mixtures with other substances. Among them, mentions benzodiazepine, a drug commonly used to treat panic attacks, insomnia, compulsive behavior and generalized anxiety.
A mixture that produces a greater effect than one substance-induced could.
“And an effect that suddenly is fatal, because it is handmade,” says the expert to explain that there is no precise quantity to give consumers according to their weight, “but they give it just for giving it and that can cause serious damage or can result in death. “
Symptoms in these cases, he says, are very varied. The person may fall into drowsiness or may be very hectic. You can also have seizures, confusion and may even die.