a man pouring a substance into his hand wondering what is flakka

What Is Flakka?

The drug Flakka is another of the new breed of dangerous designer drugs. But what is flakka? It is produced in laboratories and appear suddenly on the market.  Flakka, which derives its name from the Spanish slang for pretty woman (“la flaca”), is a form of the drug alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (alpha-PVP). Interestingly, this drug was developed…

a woman going through flakka withdrawal symptoms

Flakka Withdrawal Symptoms

Flakka is a risky synthetic stimulant that’s recently taken over the streets because it’s so affordable. Its effects are similar to meth. So a person might experience hyperactivity and aggression. But it’s a human-made substance designed to be chemically identical to the African khat shrub. Because the drug takes a person through highs and lows…