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Smoking HIV Meds to Get High?!?! What will the Kids Think of Next?

This is crazy. People South Africa have found a new use for efavirenz , an antiretroviral drug that prevents HIV from making copies of itself in the body, by crushing it up and smoking it to get high. "When taken as prescribed, efavirenz can cause side effects, including drowsiness and vivid, colorful dreams, but when smoked, it induces hallucinations and is highly addictive. "Once you've first started, there's no turning back," a 17-year-old addict told ABC News."

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