Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a hallucinogenic drug. It is illegal to use, possess, or sell in the United States. People typically use this drug recreationally.
This psychedelic drug comes in the form of:
- blotter paper
- liquid (less common)
It’s common for people to refer to LSD using certain slang terms, or street names. This can be used to avoid detection by law enforcement or to communicate with people who sell drugs.
Popular Street Names For LSD
LSD is a psychedelic drug that can be swallowed or absorbed on the tongue (in blotter paper form). People sometimes take it in small doses—a practice known as “microdosing”.
Common street names for LSD include:
- blotter acid
- mellow yellow
- looney tunes
- lucy mae
- micro dot
- yellow sunshine
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People who use or sell LSD may use certain street names to refer to specific forms of LSD. The most popular names for drugs shift over time and may differ based on where you live.
Street Names For LSD With Other Drugs
People who use LSD may take it with other drugs. For instance, LSD is sometimes used with other hallucinogenic or psychedelic drugs.
Street names for LSD taken with other drugs:
- black acid (with PCP)
- backbreaker (with strychnine)
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While LSD is an uncommon drug of abuse, it can be misused by some. If you’re concerned someone you know is misusing LSD, we may be able to help.
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- Drug Policy Alliance—10 Facts About LSD
- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)—Drug Slang Code Words DEA Intelligence Report
- U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)—Commonly Used Drugs Charts