Flashcards in Exam V: Drugs of Abuse Deck (10):
Definitions of Addiction, Dependence, Tolerance, and Withdrawal
Addiction: organism engages in compulsive and reinforcing/rewarding behavior, but loses control of limiting intake
Dependence: when an organism normally only in the presence of the drug, and a physical disturbance manifests when drug is removed (withdrawal)
Tolerance: when an organism no longer responds to a drug, and must have higher doses to obtain effectiveness
Which area of the brain does cocaine bind that causes pacing, nail biting, and scratching?
10 mg IV morphine every 3 hours is equivalent to how much methadone?
10 mg IV methadone every 6 hours
Mydriasis is a short term pharmacological affect of which drug?
Patient comes to ER with narcotic overdose. Which drug do you give them?
What is a naturally occurring opiate analgesic-like substances in the brain?
Morphine exerts analgesic action on which type of receptors?
Meperidine affects which type of receptors in the limbic system?
5 mg IV heroine is equivalent to how much methadone?
20 mg oral methadone