University of Phoenix Material: Drug Profile Chart

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University of Phoenix MaterialDrug Profile ChartName: Jami Harris

DRUGStreet NamesMethods of AdministrationParaphernaliaAddiction PotentialWithdrawal SymptomsShort and Long Term Effects of Using Drug Treatment Options

STIMULANTS:

Cocaine Coke, cola, cocoa puffs, blowLeaves can be chewed or made into tea Snorted
Smoked
Injected
Needles
Pipes
Cocaine vials
Lighters
Straws
Aluminum foil for smoking crack.
spoons
Very short acting which will lead to ind. more consumption leading to addictionDepression Agitation
Anxiety
Paranoia
Increase in heart rate, blood pressure and breathing
Seizure
Stroke
Heart attack
Damage of the nasal membranes

Holistic treatment of the addict requires intense rehabilitation after withdrawal has been accomplished.

AmphetaminesDexedrine
Biphetamine
Desoxyn
Crystal
Meth
Speed
Crank
Oral
Injected
Snorted Pipes
Residue on spoons
needles Amphetamines are used to help control the use of other drugs, individuals can also become addicted to this substance as it is a feeling that makes them forget about problems which will lead to further use and addiction.Hallucination, convulsions, deathAgitation, Increased Heart Rate and Blood Pressure, Loss of Appetite, insomnia , dilated pupils, Increase in body temperature,

Rehabilitation after withdrawal has been accomplished in a drug treatment center.

Methamphetamine Speed
Meth
Chalk
Crystal
Glass
Tina Oral
Injected
Snorted
Smoked Glass and metal pipesUsers may become addicted quickly, and use it with increasing frequency and in increasing doses. Drug craving, depressed mood, disturbed sleep patterns, and increased appetite. damages brain cells reduced levels of dopamine which can result in symptoms like those of Parkinson's disease Increased wakefulness, increased physical activity, decreased appetite, increased respiration, hyperthermia, and euphoria. Other CNS effects include irritability, insomnia, confusion, cardiovascular collapse, tremors, convulsions, anxiety, paranoia, and aggressiveness. Hyperthermia and convulsions can result in death. Antidepressant medications can be prescribed to combat the depressive symptoms frequently seen in methamphetamine withdrawal.

Methylphenidate - (Ritalin) White dragon,
Ciba-19 orally
crushed and snorted
dissolve the tablets in water and inject the mixture Spoons Prescription bottles
needles Addiction to methylphenidate seems to occur when it induces large and fast dopamine increases in the brain. The risk of addiction is very small paranoia and combativeness appetite suppression, wakefulness, increased focus/attentiveness, and euphoria. If taken through injection, it can block small blood vessels The intramuscular administration of a 2-mg dose of lorazepam is usually sufficient.

DEPRESSANTS:

Chloral HydrateAquachloral®
Aquachloral Supprettes®
Noctec®Capsule
Liquid
Suppository
Wrappers
Prescription bottles
Individuals can become addicted to this medication and rely on it for the ability to go to sleep. This medication is also used to relieve anxiety. Drowsiness, upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea

Slow heartbeat, skin rash,itching, confusion, difficulty breathing, extreme tiredness

Physicians will slowly reduce the amount of the dosage of this medication in order to completely be free of this substance abuse, as well as require rehabilitation for abusers

Barbituratesbarbs
red devils
goof balls
yellow jackets
block busters
pinks
reds
blues
Christmas treesOral
Injected

Prescription bottles
Needles
Vials
Tolerance builds quickly, individuals will need to consume more for the same result as the first use, leading to addiction irritability fainting
nervousness
nausea and convulsions
Sudden withdrawal from very high doses can even be fatal. Irritability and...
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