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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

NARCOTICS

Ch. 23: Drug Use & Abuse


Narcotics1
NARCOTICS

DEFINITION/

DESCRIPTION/

ORIGIN

  • synthesized from poppy plant


Narcotics2
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


Narcotics4
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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