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What drugs are hallucinogenic?

What drugs are hallucinogenic?

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

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Opiates (Definition)

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


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What drugs are snri?

What drugs are snri?

Three drugs: Venlafaxine (effexor); duloxetine (cymbalta); and desvenlafaxine (pristiq). All can be used for depression & anxiety. Cymbalta has indications for pain, and some efficacy has also been reported for effexor. ...Read more

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What drugs are opiates ?

What drugs are opiates ?

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 more

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What drugs are mostly abused?

What drugs are mostly abused?

Abuse drugs: Opioids, sedatives, illicits, hypnotics, some otc medications. ...Read more

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What are narcotics?

What are narcotics?

Strictly speaking: Narcotics are any medications that cause sedation. We typically use this term specifically with opiates like morphine and demerol (meperidine hydrochloride). ...Read more

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What drugs are like ultram/tramodol?

What drugs are like ultram/tramodol?

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

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What kind of drugs are barbiturates?

Barbiturates: Are sedative-hypnotic drugs derived from Barbituric acid. ...Read more

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What drugs are inhibitory?

More info needed: Many medicines work by inhibiting or blocking a substance.. So we need more information for a serious answer. ...Read more

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What are general symptoms of drug addiction (opioid)?

What are general symptoms of drug addiction (opioid)?

Craving for drug: An intense craving for the drug of choice that becomes a greater focus in ones life than friends, family, or work. ...Read more

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What illegal drugs are most lethal?

What illegal drugs are most lethal?

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

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What drugs are considered maoi's?

What drugs are considered maoi's?

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

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What drugs are similar to cyclo-progynova?

What drugs are similar to cyclo-progynova?

Combination pill: cyclo progynova is a combination pill that contains 2 mg estradiol valerate and 0.5 mg of norgestrel. A Brand name pill that contains the same amount of the same hormones is Progyluton. ...Read more

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What are drugs similar to physostigmine?

What are drugs similar to  physostigmine?

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

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What are they effects of heroine withdrawal?

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

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What are immunosuppressive drugs? Why they are used?

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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

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Are all drugs addictive?

Are all drugs addictive?

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 more

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