health: drugs

respiratory system
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blackoutBeing conscious but having no memory of what you didPassoutThe body's inability to wake itself upAlcohol is absorbed in our_____ and processed in the ______Stomach, liverproofTwice the percent of alcoholFactors that affect BACbody weight, rate of consumption, gender, amount of food in stomachWhat is considered one drink?12 oz of beer, 5 oz of wine, 1.25 oz of liquorliver cirrhosisAlcohol interferes with the ability for the liver to breakdown fatsexamples of depressantstranquilizers, barbiturates, alcoholexamples of stimulants (physically addictive)Amphetamines, cocaine(crack), nicotineexamples of hallucinogens (brain damage)LSD (lasts 8-12 hrs), psilocybin, PCPPCPused originally as a large animal tranquilizerOpiatesAny drug made from psychoactive compounds continued in the seed pods of poppy plantsBarbituratesa class depressant, also called sedative hypnoticsdrug synergismOccurs when drugs interact to produce effects greater than those that each drug would produce aloneMarijuana (own category of drug)properties of a depressant, stimulant and hallucinogenexamples of opiates/narcoticsheroin, morphine, codeineexamples of club drugsEcstasy, GHB, Ketamine