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Term used for entire family of opiates including synthetic and semi-synthetic

Opioid

2

An opioids is any agent that binds to opioid receptor found in

Central nervous system
Gastrointestinal track

3

Morphine

Schedule I
Schedule II

Analgesic

4

What are the two opioid receptors

Meu receptor --> respiratory depression, hypothermia, euphoria

K (kappa) receptor --> spinal analgesia, sedation

Gamma receptor (binding sites for most endogenous proteins) --> spinal analgesia, hallucinations

5

Opiod's are classified into three groups

Full agonist
Full antagonist
Mixed agonist

6

Morphine derivatives

Codeine --> weak meu
Fentanyl --> strong meu
Heroin --> strong meu
Hydrocodone --> meu

7

Goodness of fit

Degree of complement between receptor binding site and drug determines extent of analgesia and duration

8

Color Test: Opiods

Marquis

9

Color Test: Morphine

Mecke's
Concentrated Nitric Acid

10

Opiates are drugs derived from

Opium