KNH 242 ch 7 summary

Drugs change the way neurotransmitters work the dose

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Unformatted text preview: cted. These relationships can lead to the enabler having an addiction as well as psychological problems. B. Actions of a drug on the CNS 1. Drugs change the way neurotransmitters work. The dose ­ response curve is when the size of the response is related to how much of the drug is given. Threshold dose refers to when the smallest amount of a drug is given and it produces a response anything below that amount wouldn’t produce a response. 2. Routes of Drugs: Ingestion, inhalation, injection, or absorption. Each route may...
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