Unit 9: Forensic Toxicology Narcotics, Steroids, and Club Drugs
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prescribed for pain and also acts directly on the brain to relieve coughing
powerful narcotic that is 100 times more potent than morphine and kills even in small amounts
a highly addictive opioid that satisfies the reward centers of the brain
used to treat heroin addiction, blocks the receptors that heroin and morphine typically affect
opioid used medicinally to lessen the pain of cancer or heart attack
drug derived from opium that causes slow, shallow breathing, pinpoint pupils, convulsions, coma, and death
chemical structure is similar to testosterone, used to build muscle mass; sometimes causes heart attack, enlargement of the heart, testicular shrinkage, enlarged breast tissue in males, risk for cancer
illicit substance that is taken by young people at dance clubs and raves and causes dizziness,
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