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The researchers found that the nerve cells (neurons) damaged by ecstasy are those that use the chemical serotonin to communicate with other neurons.
Patients are as physically dependent on methadone as they were to heroin or other opiates, such as Oxycotin or Vicodin.
Morphine is a narcotic analgesic. Morphine was first isolated from opium in 1805 by a German pharmacist, Wilhelm Sertürner.
Alcohol is a DOWNER that reduces activity in the central nervous system. The alcohol intoxicated person exhibits loose muscle tone, loss of fine motor coordination, and often has a staggering "drunken" gait.
Drug Side Effects
Drug addiction and abuse
is an ever increasing epidemic spreading throughout our country. Individuals
are abusing not only street drugs such as heroin, cocaine, crack, meth and
marijuana but prescription drugs as well including Valium, Percocet, Hydrocodone,
OxyContin, Vicodin, Xanax and Ritalin. Drug addiction and abuse comes with
a heavy price. There are drastic side effects associated with their misuse
and abuse. Side effects from these drugs range from mild itching to comas
and death. In addition to the physical side effects mentioned, there are many
physociological side effects of drug use; the most serious being drug addiction.
When using drugs, be it legal or illegal, it is important for indiciduals
to know the posible side effects. This information can help in preventing
overdoseage, medical complications, as well as provide information on any
changes that you or someone you know may be experiencing due to drug use or
abuse. We know that the side effects of drug addiction and abuse can be extremely
difficult to endure. If you or someone you care for are experiencing the side
effects of drug addiction or abuse, We can help.
Here are just a few
examples of drug side effects listed in this site:
side effects: Restlessness and anxiety, Damage to nasal cavities, Nausea,
side effects: Infection of heart lining and valves, Arthritis and other
rheumatologic problems, Infectious diseases (for example, HIV/AIDS and
hepatitis B and C)
side effects: Emotional dependence, Exaggerated feeling of depression, Mood
changes, Nausea & vomiting, Rash, Restlessness
side effects: Visual hallucinations, Auditory hallucinations (hearing "voices"),
Suicidal tendencies, Aggression, Suspiciousness, Severe paranoia
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