Narcotic-Analgesics Drugs

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Author:
yolandaharper
ID:
35381
Filename:
Narcotic-Analgesics Drugs
Updated:
2010-09-17 15:21:17
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Psychopharmacology
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Drugs, Uses, Side Effects
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  1. opioids
    opium
    morphine
    codeine
    heroin
    Percodan
    Dilaudid
    Demerol
    Darvon
    methadone
  2. Narcotic-Analgesics Uses:
    • analgesics
    • treatments for diarrhea
    • cough suppressant
    • methadone used in heroin detoxification
  3. Narcotic-Analgesics Side Effects
    • constricted pupils
    • decreased visual acuity
    • increased perspiration
    • constipation
    • nausea
    • vomitting
    • respiratory depression
  4. Narcotic-Analgesics Overdose:
    • slow and shallow breathing
    • muscle rigidity
    • catalepsy (trance like consciousness level and postural rigidity)
    • clammy skin
    • decreased blood pressure and pulse rate
    • convulsions
    • coma
    • death
    • congenital dependency
  5. Narcotic_Analgesics Withdrawal Symptoms:
    • stomach cramps
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • weakness
    • fever
    • muscle and joint pain
    • sweating
    • mild hypertension
    • insomnia

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