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Amphetamines stimulants increase in mental and

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Amphetamines – stimulants (increase in mental and physical capacity along w/ a perception of wellbeing) (trx for narcolepsy, attention deficit disorder) Cannabinoids – induces a sense of wellbeing and euphoria, also associated w/ short term memory loss Cocaine – local anesthetic, CNS stimulator at high levels (sense of excitement and euphoria) Opiates – (opium, morphine, codeine), an analgesic, sedative, anesthetic PCP – (phencyclidine), stimulant, depressant, anesthetic, hallucinogen Barbiturates – sedative, hypnotic drugs (sleep producing)(CNS depressant) Benzodiazepines – sedatives, hypnotics, anticonvulsants (CNS depressant)
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Toxicology – Objectives 4. Describe the toxic effects of the following industrial exposure drugs: Cyanide, Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, Mercury. The toxic effects of Arsenic are nonspecific; many cellular organs are affected; fever, anorexia, GI distress; peripheral and central damage to the NS, renal effects, hemopoietic effects, and vascular disease leading to death (w/ high levels of exposure) The toxic effects of Cyanide include: expresses toxicity by binding to heme iron; results
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