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NARCOTICS. Ch. 23: Drug Use & Abuse. NARCOTICS. DEFINITION/ DESCRIPTION/ ORIGIN. synthesized from poppy plant. NARCOTICS. NAMES OF SPECIFIC DRUGS IN CATEGORY. opium morphine heroin codeine. NARCOTICS . PHYSICAL EFFECTS. nausea constipation sedation slowed breathing coma death.

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NARCOTICS

DEFINITION/

DESCRIPTION/

ORIGIN

  • synthesized from poppy plant
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NARCOTICS

NAMES OF SPECIFIC DRUGS IN CATEGORY

  • opium
  • morphine
  • heroin
  • codeine
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NARCOTICS

PHYSICAL EFFECTS

  • nausea
  • constipation
  • sedation
  • slowed breathing
  • coma
  • death
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NARCOTICS

PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS

  • confusion
  • euphoria
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NARCOTICS

LEGAL

MEDICAL USE

FOR HUMANS

  • pain relief (highly regulated)
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NARCOTICS

MISCELLANEOUS

INFO.

  • highly addictive
  • rapid tolerance
  • withdrawal is dangerous (can be fatal)
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