Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Drug Addiction

QuestionAnswer
Barbiturates overdose is lethal, can cause coma, respiratory arrest, cardiac failure, and death in ICU using lavage, or dialysis and support respiratory and cardio function
Benzodiazapines gastric lavage, followed by ingestion of activated charcoal and a saline cathartic, dialysis can be used is symptoms are severe
Amphetamines chlorpromazine (Thorazine) controls hallucinations, lowers BP and relieves nausea
Cannabis dronabinol (Marinol) and nabilone (Cesamet)
Opiods naloxone (Narcan), given every few hours until drug level drops to nontoxic, may take days Methadone can be used as a replacement drug, tapered to reduce symptoms
Hallucinogens meds used to control seizures and BP, cooling blankets, mechanical ventilation
Inhalants support symptoms No antidotes
methohexital (Brevital), pentobarbital (Nembutal), phenobarbital (Luminal) Barbiturates
larazepam (Ativan), diazepam (Valium), clonazepam (Klonopin), temazepam (Restoril), midazolam (Versed), alprazolam (Xanax) Benzodiazapines
methylphenidate (Ritalin, Methylin) Amphetamines
meperidine (Demerol), propoxyphene, heroin, normethadone Opiods
mescaline, psilocybin, lysergic acid diethylamide, ecstasy, PCP Hallucinogens
anesthetics, nitrates, organic solvents Inhalants
Created by: Staycha