PPP - Winter Final Drug of Abuse

PPP - Winter Final Drug of Abuse - -Produce + and symptoms...

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Drug Effects Withdrawal Symptoms Heroin (Opoids) *addictive Short term - Surge of euphoria & clouded thinking (wakeful and drowsy states) - - Yawing - Rhinorrhea - Lacrimation - Irritability - Hypermotilit y - Restless sleep - Dilated pupils - Gooseflesh - Shivering - Tremors - Muscle spasms - N/V - GI irritability - Diarrhea - Not life threatening Ethanol Benzodiazepines *lowest overdose toxicity *unless combined with ethanol Barbiturates (CNS Depressants) *tolerance - Anxiety leads to tremors - Insomnia - Seizures - Delirium - Muscle cramps - Reflex twitching - Hypotension Phenethyalmines (DMT) Tryptamines (Psylocybin) - Visual and auditory illusions - Synesthesias (hearing smell) - None
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Lysergamides (LSD) (Psychedelics) *not addictive - Hallucinations depend on person’s mood can be good or bad MDMA (Ecstasy- Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) MDA (methylenedioxyamphetamine) (Entactogens) - Produce feelings of empathy, love and emotional closeness - Stimulant-like - Hallucinogenic-like - Ketamine Phencyclidine (NMDA Antagonists)
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Unformatted text preview: -Produce + and symptoms of schizophrenia-Mimic cognitive and behavioral deficits of schizophrenia-Marijuana (Cannabinoids) *tolerance *dependence-Mild sedative, hypnotic (low dose)-Mild psychedelic (high dose) Treatment Glaucoma Chronic pain Anti-inflammatory (MS, TBI, arthritis) Chemotherapy (anti-emetic, decreased anxiety, mood elevation, minimizes weight loss, analgesic effects)--Anxiety-Irritability-Insomnia-Decreased appetite Nicotine--Irritability -Hostility-Anxiety-Dysphoria-Restlessness-Decrease HR-Increased appetite-Weight gain Amphetamines Metahamphetamine-Arousal, increased wakefulness-Increase energy & strength NOT dexterity-Anorexic effects Cocaine Methylphenidate *tolerance-Enhance info processing, sustained attention, working memory-Simple tasks (fatigue/boredom due to repetition)-Complex tasks (more work but more errors)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course PHARM pp taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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