What drug class is most effective in relief of severe pain?
What drugs are within this class?
strong opioid agonist
What are the opioid receptors? (3)
What drug class can reverse the coma and respiratory depression caused by morphine overdose?
Name the drugs within this class.
Strong opioid agonists have a high affinity for ___ receptors.
What is a moderate opioid agonist?
What are mixed opioid agonist-antagonist drugs also known as partial agonists.
Note: partial agonists are used to produce a submaximal response.
What is the advantage to using mixed opioid agonist-antagonists?
good for lowering abuse potential for drug abusers
Which drug class is often used in combination with non-opioid analgesics for the treatment of moderate pain?
moderate opioid agonist, codeine
Pentazocine is a drug for what drug abusers?
What is it an agonist for?
What is it an antagonist for?
Buprenophine is a drug good for what type of drug abusers?
coke and heroin abuse
What drug is good for severe pain, MI, and cancer?
strong opioid agonist, morphine
What drug is:
metabolized to morphine
combined with aspirin and acetominophen
added to cough syrups
for moderate pain