Peyote

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How does Peyote work?

There isn't enough information available to know how peyote works as a medicine.

Are there safety concerns?

Peyote is UNSAFE for use. It can cause nausea and vomiting, anxiety, paranoia, fear, and emotional instability. It can also raise blood pressure, heart, and respiration rate. Changes in vision, drooling, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness may also occur. Although it is rarely fatal, it can cause homicidal, psychotic, or suicidal behavior related to the hallucinations.

Peyote is an illegal drug to possess in the US

Do not take peyote if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks.

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