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What Drugs Are Opiates
Hallucinogens: Also called psychotomimetic or psychedelic can include lysergic acid (lsd), dmt, 2c-b, dob, psilocybin, mescaline, mdma, marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids (i.e. Spice), as well as dissociative drugs like salvia divinorum or ketamine. There are a number of other plant and fungal sources of hallucinogens as well. In many the problems outweight potential medical benefits. ...Read more
Narcs: Narcotic is a legal term, relating to schedule 1 meds (marijuana, heroin, pcp, lsd etc). Opiate means a naturally occurring alkaloid derived from the opium poppy (codeine, morphine, thebaine). Opioid is any semisynthetic med which binds the same opioid receptors as the opiates (hydrocodone, oxycodone, fentanyl, etc). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure of question: I'm not clear on what you're seeking - a non-narcotic pain reliever or specifically one in the class w/tramadol.Tramadol is pretty much unique in the way it affects brain's pain receptors w/out all the side-effects of opiates.Other less addictive pain meds are NSAIDs, anti-depressants, nerve stabilizers like Lyrica (pregabalin) or Neurontin, etc.If you need to change meds, talk w/ your doctor before doing so. ...Read more
Depends on how much: Anything is potentially lethal if you take too much of it , but I am not sure why you would ask such a question. If you are feeling suicidal then please get help. Also with illegal drugs you may not be getting what you think you are. Testing of samples that have been confiscated have included anything from sugar or salt to strychnine and rat poison. ...Read more
See below: Common mono amine oxidase inhibitors are parnate, (tranylcypromine) Marplan and nardil. There are many others available in other countries, and they are now used as generics. You can check for a list of them on a reputable web site. Maoi's are generally used to treat depression and some anxiety disorders. ...Read more
Several drugs. : Physostigmine is an inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase, increasing the availability of acetylcholine. It is used to treat myasthenia gravis, alzheimer's disease & glaucoma. Other carbamates include neostigmine, pyridostigmine, ambenonium demarcarium, & rivastigmine. Edrophonium has a similar mechanism of action. ...Read more
Heroin Withdrawal: My heart goes out to you for needing to ask this valuable question. Withdrawal, which can include severe nausea, vomiting, shakes, seizures, sweating and shivers can be deadly at its worst. It is always best to have an addict in a medical setting if they may go into withdrawal as the detox from their drug of choice. ...Read more
Immune disorders: Immune suppressive drugs works just as they sound- to suppress the type of overactive immune responses causing the illnesses . The type of drug used would depend on the type of immune reactions specific to that disease. ...Read more
Addiction definition: People can become psychologically dependent on any drug – or anything else for that matter. This means that the person using drugs feels they cannot cope or face the world unless they are under the influence of drugs. In contrast people can only become physically dependent on certain drugs. Physical dependency results from the repeated, heavy use of drugs like heroin, tranquillisers and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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