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What is Tuci?

by Will Long

November 27, 2023
What is Tuci?

Understanding Tuci: A Comprehensive Overview

Tuci, often known by street names like “pink cocaine” or “tusi,” is a pink-tinted powder that typically contains a blend of substances such as:

As an illegal drug, it has recently become notorious for its potent side effects and substantial health dangers.

The Origins of Tuci

According to a report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Tuci first emerged in Latin America. Known as “cocaina rosada,” “pink cocaine,” or “tucibi,” it frequently contains Ketamine instead of Cocaine or 2C-B.

A Popular “Party” Drug with Risks

Despite its allure as a joyful and intense party drug, Tuci poses significant risks, including addiction. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) indicates that hallucinogens like Ketamine and MDMA, both components of Tuci, are used by over 7% of young adults aged 18-25, highlighting the need for increased awareness and intervention.

Physical and Psychological Impacts

Tuci’s effects include increased heart rate, high blood pressure, nausea, and hallucinations. Long-term use can lead to severe health issues like cardiovascular problems, depression, anxiety, and addiction.

Tuci, a pink cocaine-like substance, is usually full of stimulants that are very dangerous to your health

Tuci, a pink cocaine-like substance, is usually full of stimulants that are very dangerous to your health

Tuci vs. Traditional Cocaine

While they share a name, Tuci and traditional cocaine are quite different in composition, side effects, and health risks. Tuci’s synthetic blend, often dyed pink, combines hallucinogenic and stimulant effects, while traditional cocaine, derived from the coca plant, primarily delivers an intense, euphoric high.

Seeking Addiction Help

Overcoming addiction to Tuci can be challenging, but Landmark Recovery is here to help. Our tailored treatment programs include detoxification, rehabilitation, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), and aftercare services to support long-term recovery.

Landmark Recovery’s Tuci Rehab Programs

At Landmark Recovery, we offer diverse treatment options, from medical detox to outpatient programs, to suit individual needs and lifestyles. Our goal is to provide a path towards recovery that respects each person’s unique journey.

Find Help Nearby: Landmark Recovery has multiple centers across the U.S., ready to support you in overcoming addiction. Call us at 888-448-0302 any time, day or night, to start your journey to recovery.

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About the Author

Will Long

Will Long

A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Long has been a writer for Landmark Recovery since 2021. He specializes in research and writing about substance abuse from a scientific and social perspective. Unearthing information from underexplored, far-flung corners of the Internet, Long’s passion is finding emerging trends in substance use and treatment that the public should know about.