Heroin Drug Slang/Code Words

Drug slang and code words are often used to describe controlled substances, designer drugs, and synthetic compounds, which may cause confusion for clinicians attempting to treat patients under the influence. In an effort to educate and support the healthcare community, Clinical Pain Advisor is providing this resource to help clinicians identify these ‘slang’ names for Heroin compiled from law enforcement reports and other open sources by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

A-Bomb (mixed with marijuana) Achivia Adormidera
Antifreeze Aunt Hazel Avocado
Azucar Bad Seed Ballot
Basketball Basura Beast
Beyonce Big Bag Big H
Big Harry Bird Birdie Powder
Black Black Bitch Black Goat
Black Olives Black Paint Black Pearl
Black Sheep Black Tar Blanco
Blue Blow Dope Blue Hero
Bombita (mixed with cocaine) Bombs Away Bonita
Boy Bozo Brea Negra
Brick Gum Brown Brown Crystal
Brown Rhine Brown Sugar Bubble Gum
Burrito Caballo Caballo Negro
Caca Café Capital H
Carga Caro Cement
Chapopote Charlie Charlie Horse
Cheese Chicle Chiclosa
China China Cat China White
Chinese Food Chinese Red Chip
Chiva Chiva Blanca Chivones
Chocolate Chocolate Balls Choko
Chorizo Chutazo Coco
Coffee Comida Crown Crap
Curley Hair Dark Dark Girl
Dead on Arrival (DOA) Diesel Dirt
Dog Food Doggie Doojee
Dope Dorado Down
Downtown Dreck Dynamite
Dyno El Diablo Engines
Fairy Dust Flea Powder Foolish Powder
Galloping Horse Gamot Gato
George Smack Girl Golden Girl
Good & Plenty Good H Goma
Gorda Gras Grasin
Gravy Gum H
H-Caps Hairy Hard Candy
Harry Hats Hazel
Heaven Dust Heavy Helen
Helicopter Hell Dust Henry
Hercules Hero Him
Hombre Horse Hot Dope
Hummers Jojee Joy Flakes
Joy Powder Junk Kabayo
Karachi Karate King’s Tickets
Lemonade Lenta Lifesaver
Manteca Marias Mayo
Mazpan Meal Menthol
Mexican Brown Mexican Horse Mexican Mud
Mexican Treat Modelo Negra Mojo
Mole Mongega Morena
Morenita Mortal Combat Motors
Mud Mujer Muzzle
Nanoo Negra Negra Tomasa
Negrita Nice and Easy Night
Noise Obama Old Steve
Pants Patty Peg
P-Funk Piezas Plata
Poison Polvo Poppy
Powder Prostituta Negra Puppy
Pure Rambo Red Chicken
Red Eagle Reindeer Dust Roofing Tar
Sack Salt Sand
Scag Scat Schmeck
Sheep Shirts Shoes
Skag Slime Smack
Smeck Snickers Speedball (mixed with cocaine)
Spider Blue Sticky Kind Stufa
Sugar Sweet Jesus Tan
Tar Tecata Tires
Tootsie Roll Tragic Magic Trees
Turtle Vidrio Whiskey
White White Boy White Girl
White Junk White Lady White Nurse
White Shirt White Stuff Wings
Witch Witch Hazel Zapapote