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1

In what ways can toxic substances be encountered ?

Accident or administrated deliberately

2

What effect do poisons have ?

Lethal effect

3

What are drugs of abuse ?

Substances taken deliberately to exploit their psychological or physiological effects

4

Whats a compound foreign to the body called ?

Xenobitic

5

Name 3 class A drugs

Cocain ecstasy and heroin

6

Name 3 class B drugs

Amphetamine Ritalin and cannabis

7

Name 3 class C drugs

Ketamine
Benzodiazepines and anabolic steroids

8

What are the routes of administrations

Oral
Injection
Transdermal
Inhilation

9

Whats pharmacokinetics ?

Dynamics of the movement of drugs through the biological system

10

Whats ADME

Absorption
Distribution
Metabolism
Excretion

11

What is metabolism ?

The chemical modification of xenobiotics with the goal of removing the substance from the body

12

What may a metabolite have ?

- = activity to drug
- no/reduced activity
- increased activity
- toxic properties