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Tranquilizer, Barbiturate, and Downer Drug Dangers

by Michelle M. Houle

  • 11 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tranquilizing drugs,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Health & Daily Living - Substance Abuse,
  • Barbiturates,
  • Drug addiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8056391M
    ISBN 100766019675
    ISBN 109780766019676

    Barbiturates are a large class of drugs, consisting of many different brand name products with generic equivalents, that are used primarily for mild sedation, general anesthesia, and as a treatment for some types of epilepsy. One barbiturate, butalbital, exists only . Chapter The nonbarbiturate sedatives and the "minor" tranquilizers. As the barbiturates came under frequent attack following , and as the market for them soared, efforts were naturally revived to find additional drugs that might compete for that flourishing market.

    Tranquilizers and barbiturates fit into which drug category? A) opiates B) stimulants C) depressants D) hallucinogens Answer: C Page: All of the following are names for the “date rape” drug EXCEPT If your doctor prescribes a tranquilizer for you, her intention for the drug is to help you to. These symptoms can occur even with legitimate medical use, and as depressants, barbiturates can also slow a person’s breathing and heart rate. There is a wide spectrum of barbiturates, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the effects of the different drugs can range from mild sedation to coma. Effects of Barbiturate Abuse.

    barbiturate [bahr-bich´er-it] any of a class of sedative-hypnotic agents derived from barbituric acid or thiobarbituric acid and classified into long-, intermediate-, short-, and ultrashort-acting classes. The ultrashort-acting barbiturates, such as thiopental, are used as intravenous anesthetics. The long-acting barbiturate phenobarbital is an.   Consequently, barbiturates can only be legally obtained with a prescription and those withdrawing from barbiturate dependence are advised to seek medical assistance. Major and Minor Tranquilizers. Before tranquilizing drugs were made available in the s, severe forms of mental illness were much more difficult to treat.


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[Michelle M Houle] -- Describes the effects of drug abuse on body and mind as well as on the larger society and indicates ways to prevent and fight destructive drug habits. A barbiturate is a drug that acts as a central nervous system depressant and can therefore produce a wide range of effects, from mild sedation to urates are effective as anxiolytics, hypnotics, and anticonvulsants, but have physical and psychological addiction potential as well as overdose potential among other possible adverse effects.

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One of the essential parts of addiction recovery is the Narconon New Life Detoxification, a sauna-based program that enables each person to flush out the residues of past drug use that get left behind after drug abuse.

These residues have been shown to be involved in. Barbiturate Abuse Overview. Barbiturates are a group of drugs in the class of drugs known as sedative-hypnotics, which generally describes their sleep-inducing and anxiety-decreasing effects.

Barbiturates are a class of drugs that were used extensively in the s and s as a treatment for anxiety, insomnia, and seizure from a few specific indications, they are not commonly prescribed these days, having been largely superseded by benzodiazepines, which are much safer, although still potentially addictive.

The book “Tranquilizer, Barbiturate and Downer Drug Dangers” informs readers of the differences between drug users, abusers, those who become dependant and those who become addicts. It specifies that drug addicts are those who become addicted to drugs and their focus is on their next hit.

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Author: Michelle M. Houle. Library Binding May List Price: $ Compare Prices. Tranquilizer, Barbiturate, and Downer Drug Dangers. Author: Michelle M. Houle. Library. Barbiturates are central nervous depressants. They reduce the activity of nerves causing muscle relaxation. They can reduce heart rate, breathing, and blood barbiturates affect gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter (chemical) that.

Tranquilizer, Barbiturate, and Downer Drug Dangers avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 3 editions Want to Read saving /5. A 'tranquilizer or tranquilliser (British English); see spelling differences refers to a drug which is designed for the treatment of anxiety, fear, tension, agitation, and disturbances of the mind, specifically to reduce states of anxiety and tension.

Tranquilizer, as a term, was first used by F.F. Yonkman (), from the conclusions of investigative studies using the drug Reserpine, showed. provides accurate and independent information on more t prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 4 May ), Cerner Multum™ (updated 4 May ), Wolters Kluwer™ (updated. Sedatives and Tranquilizer drugs - Vet Pharm. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn.

Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. Carklinkosz. Terms in this set (20) Definition of a Tranquilizer. A drug that sedates and calms but that does not induce sleep.

Definition of a Neuroleptic. A drug, usually a Tranquilizer, used to treat psychotic. Tranquilizer, also spelled Tranquillizer, drug that is used to reduce anxiety, fear, tension, agitation, and related states of mental disturbance.

Tranquilizers fall into two main classes, major and minor. Major tranquilizers, which are also known as antipsychotic agents, or neuroleptics, are so called because they are used to treat major states of mental disturbance in schizophrenics and.

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Michelle M. Houle $ - $ AIDS in the 21st Century: What You. The nonbarbiturate sedatives and the "minor" tranquilizers. The major difference is that a dose of a minor tranquilizer sufficient to calm anxiety seems to produce a little less sleepiness and interference with motor activities than does a dose of a barbiturate equally effective against anxiety.

a sedative drug such as a barbiturate. I've done Miltown/meprobamate in the form of Soma which metabolizes to meprobamate. To me it feels similar to benzos but with more of a fucked up, wobbly and fuzzy body high with some euphoria tossed in.

Seems to be hit or miss though, some people find it super enjoyable and prefer it to other drugs, while others think it sucks and just makes you feel tired and drunk. 1. to calm or sedate and excited or fractious animal, 2. to minimize adverse effects, 3. to reduce the required dose concurrently administered agents, 4.

to produce smoother induction & recovery, decrease pain, & 6. to produce muscle relaxation.Tranquilizers act as depressants to the central nervous system and are used to calm, induce sleep, or decrease anxiety. This drug is injected or swallowed in a pill form. Tranquilizers depress the effectiveness of the central nervous system which in turn slows the body down.

information on the Date Rape Drug. There are two types of tranquilizers.Tranquilizers is a term introduced in to describe drugs that have a calming effect. Tranquilizers come in two varieties. Minor tranquilizers (anxiolytics) are used for sedation and to treat anxiety.