PSY 356 local anesthetics

PSY 356 local anesthetics - Local Anesthetics-your whole...

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Local Anesthetics -your whole mouth is fed by axons which cannot be located until you get to the nerve bundle A. You block that nerve bundle, you still feel that twinge that hurts because it activates a. Neurons that are hit first arre the ones with pain receptors (or something…. .) A. Cocaine anesthetics -acts as a local anesthetic and constricts blood vessels (- LA + Vasoconstrictor) a. You nee b. Decreasing blood flow increases the ability of that local anesthetic to stay where it is so that you are able to use that medicine in the spot where you want it for a longer amount of time before the blood washes it away c. Examples of Constrictors i. Lidocaine ii. Procaine d. You need an open activation gate in order for the Local anesthetic to find its binding place or site i. Because of the location of the binding type, there is selectivity b ecause the more active neurons will -they act preferenctially on more active neurons ii. Binding to the inside of the site, changed the activity of the AG -acts as a
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course PSY 356 taught by Professor Simson during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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