• Nicknames
    Brown sugar, China white, Dope, Dr. Feelgood, H, Horse, Junk, Lady, Scag, Smack
  • Cultural odes
    Books (with authors)
    "The Basketball Diaries" Jim Carroll
    "Naked Lunch" William S. Burroughs
    "Requiem for a Dream" Hubert Selby Jr.
    Films (with directors)
    "Drugstore Cowboy" Gus Van Sant
    "Maria Full of Grace" Joshua Marston
    "Pulp Fiction" Quentin Tarantino
    "Trainspotting" Danny Boyle
    Songs (with artists)
    "Junkhead" Alice in Chains
    "Habit" Pearl Jam
    "Mr. Brownstone" Guns N' Roses
    "The Needle and the Damage Done" Neil Young
    "Under the Bridge" Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Famous users
    John Belushi, Ray Charles, Kurt Cobain, Miles Davis, Jerry Garcia, Howard Hughes, Janis Joplin, John Lennon, River Phoenix, Sid Vicious