Depressants - Extra Credit Paper The extra credit paper is...

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Extra Credit Paper The extra credit paper is an optional assignment. It will add from 1-5 points to your final grade- eg. up to about half a letter grade. It is intended as a chance for people who are not doing as well as they wanted in the class to do a little for their grade. It is open to all students of course. Subject : can be of any drug-related issue, including personal vignettes. You must go beyond the class notes and the books we use for class . Reference ALL facts and figures you use, including any web-based and personal notes. Please do not simply repeat the characteristics of a certain drug. Tell me about an interesting aspect of a drug or drug-related situation that we did not go into in detail in class. Personal notes/vignettes will be kept confidential. Use proper English and correct spelling, they do count. Please Follow these directions: 1.Paper is 3-5 pages, plus a title page and reference page. 2.Double or 1-1/2 spaced, 11-12 point font. 3.Due: Nov. 27, 5:15pm, in class or my mailbox in Langley 210. 4. References: minimum 3, with a limit of web-based references to 1/2 of your total references (for example, 2 paper and 1 web based ref).
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Lecture 13 Depressants
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Barbiturates Barbiturates AKA sleeping pills AKA sleeping pills
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Barbiturates as sleeping pills? Barbiturates as sleeping pills? - Historically used to treat insomnia Historically used to treat insomnia However……. . However……. . - Suppresses rapid eye movement Suppresses rapid eye movement (REM) sleep (REM) sleep - REM-sleep rebound - REM-sleep rebound
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Barbiturates Barbiturates Oral or IV Most have high lipid-solubility and good water solubility Well-absorbed Anti-convulsant Anxiolytic Antispasmotic breathing depression sleepiness Risk of dependence Recreational use Risk of overdose
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Barbiturates Barbiturates Pentobarbital Secobarbital Phenobarbital Anti-seizure Low sleepiness
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