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BIO-1033 Drugs and Society Chapter-7   Janakiram Seshu, Ph.D Assistant Professor Department of Biology UTSA Office: MBT.1226 Phone: 458-6578 Email: j.seshu@utsa.edu  
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Model Questions 1. You are a family physician and patient walks into your office and admits to taking multiple drugs at the same time. Though he does not exhibit severe symptoms of drug overdose, you advise him not to use multiple drugs because a. he cannot remember what drug he took b. he cannot remember how much of each drug he took c. he cannot remember when he took what drug d. drug combinations more dangerous than their individual sum effects 2. You are a part of an emergency response team and called to a place where a person is known to have had intravenous overdose of heroin. You will a. Only observe the individual for several hours b. Administer acetyl salicylic acid or asprin c. Administer Naloxone or Narcan d. Administer morphine or di-acetyl morphine
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Model Questions Amy and Mat are 24-year old twins. Both weigh 150 lbs. and are of the same height at 5’8”. Both go to a bar and each of them consume 3 glasses of beer in less than 30 minutes. a. Amy and Mat have the same blood alcohol levels as they are twins b. Amy has less blood alcohol levels than Mat since she is a female c. Mat has more blood alcohol levels than Amy since he is a male d. Amy has more blood alcohol levels than Mat since she is a female
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Inhalants Volatile liquids in several commercial products Used for stupefying, intoxicating or psychedelic effects Volatile solvents and aerosols Volatile nitrites Anesthetics Inhalants versus psychoactive drugs Quick acting and intense effects 7-10 seconds ; last for no more than 30 mins to 1 hr Cheap, readily available 1500 chemical products can be inhaled Inadequate attention as drug abuse problem Inhalant abuse stated with the discovery of nitrous oxide (NO, laughing gas)  chloroform and ether Abuse of metallic paints and glue Inhalants are responsible for 700 to 1200 deaths/year in US
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Epidemiology Most prevalent among adolescents Afflicts primarily poor street children with access to several  chemicals Inhalant of choice in many countries is gasoline 12-17 year olds abuse inhalants than adults Methods of inhalation Sniffing-puts vapor into the lungs Huffing-putting solvent soaked material into mouth or nose and  inhaling Bagging- solvent soaked material into a bag and inhaling Spraying Balloons and crackers
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Volatile solvents Carbon and hydrocarbon compounds that are volatile under room  temperature Absorbed into the blood through respiratory tract Short term effects include Stimulation, mood elevation etc Dizziness and drowsiness Hallucinations and delusion may occur
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