While use of the unadulterated drug occurs, phencyclidine is more frequently mixed with LSD or cannabis. The drug may be ingested or injected, but more commonly it is smoked or snorted. Data suggest greater use in the United States than in Europe.(2) It traffics under a long and colourful list of street names, possibly reflecting the heterogeneity of its psychobiological effects. It has been suggested that any illicit smoked drug with an unrecognized street name (dust, mist, THC, embalming fluid, inter alia) should be considered phencyclidine until proven otherwise.
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