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Is tizanidine an opiate?

Is tizanidine an opiate?

No: "Mechanism of action. Tizanidine is a central alpha-2-adrenergic receptor agonist and presumably reduces spasticity by increasing presynaptic inhibition of motor neurons. The effects of tizanidine are greatest on polysynaptic pathways." That is not an narcotic/opiate ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Bupropion (Definition)

Also called wellbutrin (bupropion) or zyban or aplenzin, is an atypical antidepressant & smoking cessation aid, which has mild psychostimulant action. It is a norepinephrine/dopamine reuptake inhibitor. It can lower seizure threshold at high doses, ...Read more


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Is methocarbamol an opiate?

Is methocarbamol an opiate?

No: Centrally acting muscle relaxant. I prescribe it a lot for patients due to short duration and lower sedation compared to others. Great when combined with aqua therapy or yoga. ...Read more

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Is amitriptyline an maoi?

Is amitriptyline an maoi?

No: It is an antidepressant of the tricyclic group - very different. ...Read more

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Is meperidine an addictive opiate to use?

Is meperidine an addictive opiate to use?

Yes: Meperidine, or demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) is a very addictive opiate. The opiate also forms a significant physiologic dependence in patients if used for extended periods. Addiction is a biopsychosocial disease with a genetic predisposition. Dependency is a physiologic dependence on a medication. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or Meperidine may cause both. ...Read more

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Is Wellbutrin (bupropion) an ssri?

Is Wellbutrin (bupropion) an ssri?

No.: Wellbutrin is an aminoketone class antidepressant. It works in the brain by increasing dopamine and norepinephrine. SSRIs increase the levels of serotonin in the brain and include drugs like citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, and sertraline. ...Read more

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Is methadone an opiate blocker ?

Is methadone an opiate blocker ?

No: Methadone is a narcotic and an effective pain medication for patients with chronic pain. It is also used to maintain opioid addicts in order to prevent withdrawal symptoms while they abstain from other narcotics. ...Read more

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Is toridol an opiate and addictive . Can an addict use this drug?

Is toridol an opiate and addictive . Can an addict use this drug?

Toradol?: Toradol (ketorolac) belongs to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Advil and Aleve are in that group. Ketorolac works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. It is used short-term to treat moderate to severe pain. An addict should already have a doctor monitoring all her medications and prescriptions, and can check for any reasons to avoid Toradol. ...Read more

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Is celexa (citalopram) a narcotic?

Is celexa (citalopram) a narcotic?

No, SSRI: a newer SSRI is citalopram (Celexa) which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of depression in 1998. Although it is structurally unrelated to the other SSRIs, Celexa is a potent reuptake inhibitor of 5-HT. ...Read more

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Is the drug tramadol HCl a opiod?

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Is the drug tramadol HCl a opiod?

Tramadol: Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. It is an synthetic opioid medication. However, it is not considered a narcotic or a controlled substance by the United States drug enforcement administration. ...Read more

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Is lamotrigine an maoi or an ssri?

Is lamotrigine an maoi or an ssri?

MAO or SSRi?: Is lamotrigine an maoi or an ssri? ANS: Neither. It is generally accepted to be a member of the sodium channel blocking class of antiepileptic drugs. I recommend using Epocrates or Drugs.com to look up meds or ever wikipedia. ...Read more

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Is an antispasmodic addictive?

Is an antispasmodic addictive?

Maybe: Lomotil, (diphenoxylat and atropine) an often used antispasmodic, has an opioid component.All opioids have addictive potential. ...Read more

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Is phentermine an amphetamine?

Is phentermine an amphetamine?

No: No. It's a sympathomimetic, but the exact mechanism of action is unknown. ...Read more

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Is d-amphetamine a narcotic?

No, not even close.: Narcotics are medicatoins that affect pain systems in the body. Amphetamine is a stimulant that is used mostly in treating adhd but also can be used at times to help with depression and for narcolepsy, a sleep disorder. ...Read more

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What is an anti-psychotic compared to an anti-depressant?

What is an anti-psychotic compared to an anti-depressant?

Anti psychotic : R used to treat psychosis and can be used as mood stabilizer , antidepressant r used to treat depression . Their content and potential side effect r different. ...Read more

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Will someone tell me, is Paxil (paroxetine) an opiate?

Will someone tell me, is Paxil (paroxetine) an opiate?

See below: Paxil (paroxetine) is a lselective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris) and is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety. If you have questions about your medications, you also should discuss that with your prescribing provider and/or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Wellbutrin (Definition)

Bupropion is an addiction reducing agent and an antidepressant which are both a ...Read more


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Opiates (Definition)

Opiates are a type of drug including pain medicines like morphine and ...Read more