Opioid Agonists and Antagonists

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melasflog
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Opioid Agonists and Antagonists
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2010-04-11 21:36:45
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Pharmacology Test 3
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  1. morphine
    strong opioid agonist (most effective of all)
  2. meperidine
    strong opioid agonist
  3. fentanyl
    strong opioid agonist
  4. codeine
    • moderate opioid agonist
    • Also suppresses cough center in medulla oblongata
  5. hydrocodone
    moderate opioid agonist
  6. oxycodone
    moderate opioid agonist
  7. dextromethorphan
    • weak opioid agonist (most often combined with other drugs for cold medications)
    • Also suppresses cough center in medulla oblongata
  8. loperamide
    • weak opioid agonist
    • antidiarrheal and does not cross the BBB
  9. diphenoxylate
    • weak opioid agonist
    • antidiarrheal and does not cross the BBB
  10. naloxone
    opioid antagonist (short lasting)
  11. naltrexone
    opioid antagonist (long lasting)

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