Increasing use of 'party drugs' in people living with HIV on antiretrovirals: a concern for patient safety.

@article{Bracchi2015IncreasingUO,
  title={Increasing use of 'party drugs' in people living with HIV on antiretrovirals: a concern for patient safety.},
  author={Margherita Bracchi and David I Stuart and Richard Castles and Saye Khoo and David Back and Marta Boffito},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 13},
  pages={1585-92}
}
Use of 'party drugs', a particular set of recreational drugs used in the context of 'ChemSex', is frequent among MSM living with HIV. A recently published observational study showed that more than half of HIV-infected MSM interviewed reported use of illicit substances in the previous 3 months, with frequent concomitant use of three or more drugs. These substances are a combination of 'club drugs' (methylenedioxymethamphetamine, gamma-hydroxybutyrate, ketamine, benzodiazepine) and drugs that are… CONTINUE READING