which drugs are the main opioids that people get addicted to?
- neuroinhibitory Mu-opoid receptor agonists
- cause sedated euphoria
- side Fx are CNS and respiratory depression (coma and death in OD), constipation (opioid constipation), gut cramps, diarrhea, itching (pruritus), tiny pupils (miosis) or huge pupils (mydriasis), hyperalgesia, anxiety, insomnia, tremors, sweating, runny nose, goosebumps, tachycardia and hypertension
which drug is a sympathomimetic psychomotor stimulant that inhibits the reuptake of DA > NE 5HT, blocks Na+ channels (so it can be used as a local anesthetic) and causes euphoria, appetite suppression, concentration, and alertness?
- side Fx are psychosis, dyskinesia, tics, heart attack/stroke, tachycardia, hypertension, rebound hunger, depression, fatigue, hypersomnia