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Drug Concept Review
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When drugs enter the body through a _____ _____ they are absorbed into the bloodstream through vessels in the skin.
Drugs that are ____ enter the bloodstream directly.
Drugs that are ______ enter the blood stream through blood vessels in the intestine.
Drugs that are ____ ___ _____ are absorbed through blood vessels in the lungs.
Smoked or Inhaled
Drugs safe enough to be used without a doctor's care are ____ ___ ______ drugs.
Over the Counter
Drugs available only under a doctor's note are _________ drugs.
When two different drugs combine to create an unexpected effect in your body, this is called a drug _______.
_______ occurs when you take a drug for a long time and its effects become weaker.
The government agency that controls the safety of food and drugs in the United States is the _____ _____ _____ __________.
Food and Drug Administration or FDA
Mebaral, Quaaludes or Ludes, Xanax, Valium, Big boys, and Kicker are all forms of ______.
Codeine, Oxycontin, Percocet or Percs, Vicodin or Vitamin V or Vikes, are all forms of _______.
Dex, Red Devils, Robo, Triple C, Skittles, Syrup, and Tussin are all forms of ______ ______.
Withdrawal Symptoms, Broken friendships, and stealing money are ____ causes of drug abuse.
Needing a drug to function property is ________.
The uncontrollable use of a drug is __________.
The body's chemical need for a drug is ________ dependence.
The body's emotional need for a drug is ________ dependence.
Getting high by raiding someone's medicine cabinet, which is illegal, is called ______.
A party where stolen prescription is mixed together, then each person takes some of the mixed drugs is called a ____ ______.
The term used to talk of a mixture of prescription drugs is _____ __.
When prescription drugs are mixed with alcohol, it is called a ______.
The term used to talk of prescription drugs, including OTC drugs, is _____
Rx is a _______.
Any drug that increases the body's activity, including heart rate and blood pressure is a ________.
A tranquilizer is a ________.
Any drug produced in a laboratory is called a _______.
Valium (is / is not) a synthetic.
Difficulty walking, slurred speech, and black outs are all effects of _______.
Decreased concentration and memory along with jail time are all dangers of using _______.
The chemical found in marijuana is ____________.
Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC
Once _____ is smoked, lungs are damaged, then they may become diseased. Emphysema is a long term effect of smoking this.
The ratio between marijuana cigarette damage to tobacco cigarette damage is _:_.
What part of the brain is most influenced by smoking pot?
The Limbic System
What is NOT a short-term effect of smoking?
A student who smokes pot may do poorly on a test given the next day, because of the pots effect on what brain area?
Cranos, Vomiting, Muscle pain, Shaking, Chills, and Panic attacks are all withdrawal symptoms of _____.
A person may use a less dangerous drug to stop using opiates so the withdrawal symptoms are not as _____.
What is a danger of injecting heroin into the bloodstream?
Blood transmitted diseases can be contracted.
LSD, angel dust, and peyote are three examples of _______.
An inhalant is absorbed into the bloodstream through the _______.
Glue, spray paint, freon kick, bang, sniff, and huff are all examples of ________.
A _______ is a life like memory of something that has occurred
_______ damage the brain by cutting off the oxygen in the bloodstream, killing brain cells.
An inhalant is a ___ such as helium or nitrous oxide from a balloon or bag.
Bagging is sniffing or inhaling _____ that have been sprayed inside a paper or plastic bag.
Huffing is absorbing fumes from an ____ soaked rag that has been stuffed in the mouth.
Ecstasy is a _____ _____ which means the chemicals can cause seizures, memory loss, and brain damage.
Comas, permanent memory loss, and dissociation are all dangers of using _______.
A colorless liquid that looks similar to water is ____.
Clever nicknames and false promises of safety are ways _____ try to attract people to designer drugs.
Brain damage, cancer, and death are dangers of using ____.
Saying no, walking away, and making an excuse are all ways to ______ drugs.
A ______ ______ is a facility where trained doctors and counselors provide help for a person who is addicited to drugs
________ is the process of becoming well again after a drug addiction.
________ is the process of ridding the body of harmful chemicals.
An _________ is when people close to a person who uses drugs take action to help the person get help.
______ groups are people with similar drug experiences, including trying to stay drug free.
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