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Chapter 16

Chapter 16: Using Drugs Responsibly

A drug is a medicine. True False False
Which of the following is NOT one of the groups drugs are placed in? Prescription Nonprescription Supplements Addictive Legal Legal
The effectiveness of a drug is NOT affected by A person’s body size The time of day the drug was taken How rapidly the drug breaks down and is eliminated The presence of other drugs and food recently consumed The time of day the drug was taken
Which age group tends to take the most drugs? Children Adolescents Older None of the above Older
In the US, pharmaceutical companies are allowed to advertise directly to consumers. True False True
When repeated use of a drug causes intense craving for the drug is Tolerance Physical dependence Psychological dependence Addiction Psychological dependence
Stimulants include Cocaine Amphetamines Caffeine All of the above All of the above
Ecstasy is an amphetamine and a club drug. True False True
Which of the following promote sleep and drowsiness? Hypnotic Sedative Opiate Rohypnol Hypnotic
Many states have legalized marijuana use for medical purposes, like Nausea caused by chemotherapy AIDS Chronic pain All of the above All of the above
Hallucinogens produce tolerance but do not create physical dependence or symptoms of withdrawal. True False True
Depending on the dose and route of administration, PCP can be A stimulant A depressant A hallucinogen Both A and C All of the above All of the above
Inhalants Produce tolerance Produce withdrawal Induce physical dependence All of the above None of the above None of the above
Anabolic steroids are derived from Estrogen Testosterone Progesterone Dopamine Testosterone
Wellness is achieved by taking drugs. True False True
8% of the US population use an illegal drug. True False True
A teratogen is any environmental agent or drug that alters development of a fetus. True False True
The effects of a drug or medicine are determined scientifically by Performing double-blind clinical trials Surveys Performing laboratory tests Both A and C Performing double-blind clinical trials
In a Phase 2 clinical trial, the test drug is given to as many as 3,000 to 5,000 people with the disease or condition for which the drug is intended to determine its safety and efficacy True False False
How many drugs that initially show promise in the laboratory are ever tested in people 1 in 100 1 in 1,000 1 in 10,000 1 in 100,000 1 in 10,000
Which drug has the greatest potential for psychological dependence among all psychoactive drugs? Marijuana Methamphetamine Caffeine Cocaine Cocaine
Amphetamines are frequently abused by people who fight sleep . True False True
Caffeine decreases urine output and water loss. True False False
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