Quiz5all - Quiz 5a - stp A patient complains that they are...

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Quiz 5a - stp A patient complains that they are no longer getting a good analgesic response to the codeine (an opiate agonist) they have been taking everyday for the past 6 months. You suspect there has been drug-induced subsensitivity at the site of action that can explain this tolerance. Indicate how each of the following cell functions of the endogenous opioid neuron and its postsynaptic target might have been changed to account for how this tolerance has happened. A = increased, B = decreased Two points each 1. Autoreceptor number increased 2. Second messenger metabolism increased 3. Second messenger generation decreased 4. Neurotransmitter synthesis decreased 5. Neurotransmitter release decreased 6. Neurotransmitter metabolism increased 7. Postsynaptic receptor number decreased
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Quiz 5b – jax A patient suffering from schizophrenia complains that they are starting to get bizarre motor movements as side effects to their haloperidol therapy (a dopamine antagonist) they have been taking everyday for the past 6 months. You suspect
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course CHM 2046 taught by Professor Veige/martin during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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Quiz5all - Quiz 5a - stp A patient complains that they are...

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