Special Considerations and Clinical Management of HIV in Patients With Substance Use Disorder

  • Author: Frederick L. Altice, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/5/20 (What's New)


  • D-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD or acid) is a powerful hallucinogen[NIDA Club Drugs]
  • Short-term effects include increased heart rate, nausea, intensified feelings and sensory experiences, and changes in sense of time, and longer-term effects include speech problems, memory loss, weight loss, anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts[NIDA Club Drugs]

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