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Health Test #2

What I Need To Know For My Drug and Drug Abuse Test.

Drug Misuse improper use of medication
Drug Abuse illegal use of a drug
Addiction a physical or psychological need for a drug
5 drug classifications narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, inhalants
narcotics are specific drugs that are obtainable only by prescription and are used to relieve pain
codiene prescription drug used to treat extreme pain
morphine prescription drug used to treat extreme pain
heroin illegal drug made from morphine
stimulants substances that speed up the body’s functions
caffiene drug found in cocoa, coffee, tea, soft drinks
amphetamine a drug that stimulates the Central Nervous System
methamphetamine similar to amphetamine
cocaine powerful, illegal stimulant
crack concentrated form of cocaine that can be smoked
depressants substances that slow down the body’s functions
tranquilizers prescribed to help reduce anxiety and relax muscles
barbiturates powerful sedatives that produce a feeling of relaxation
hypnotics powerful drugs that bring on sleep
hallucinogens drugs that distort, and lead to misjudgement
PCP produces strange, destructive behavior
LSD produces rapid mood swings
Inhalants substance whose fumes are sniffed and inhaled to produce a mind-altering sensation
street drugs drugs made or sold outside of the governments regulations
marijuana smoked and affects the functioning of the brain & damages heart/lungs
club drugs drugs associated with nightclubs, concerts and raves
ecstacy a stimulant/hallucinogen pill
GHB a depressant powder/liquid
rohypnol powerful sedative pill
ketamine anesthetic used by veterinarians for animals
anabolic steriods synthetic form of the male growth hormone that causes muscles to bulk up quickly
what is amphetamine usually prescribed for hyperactive children
what is methamphetamine usually prescribed for narcolepsy, Parkinson’s Disease, obesity
what is a depressant also known as Sedatives
what are other names for tranquilizers Valium, Librium, Xanax
what are other names for barbiturates Downers, Barbs, Yellow Jackets, Reds
what are other names for hypnotics Quaaludes, Ludes, Sopor
what are other names for PCP Angel Dust, Supergrass, Killer Weed, Rocket Fuel
what are other names for LSD Acid, Blotter, Microdot, White Lightning
what are some examples of inhalents found around homes spray paint, hair spray, lighter fluid
what are other names for marijuana Pot, Grass, Weed, Joint, Herb
what drug classification is also considered street drugs Hallucinogen
what are other names for ecstasy E, X, XTC
what are other names for GHB Liquid Ecstasy, Liquid X, Georgia Home Boy
what are other names for rohypnol Date Rape Drug, Roofies, R-2
effects of anabolic steroids achne, mood swings, nausea
what chemical is in marijuana THC
Created by: edenbreslauer