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1. Which dosage forms are most appropriate for administering drugs to pediatric patients? Adults? The dosage forms that are the most appropriate for administering drugs to pediatric patients is chewable tablets which makes it much easier than trying to have the children swallow a pill and as well oral disintegrating capsules, suspensions or solution/syrups. For adults it is different because they can receive the drugs just about anyway as long as there is not any life threatening injuries obstructing...

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Drug Abuse in America In one month, it will be the 100th anniversary of America’s war on drugs, implemented with the Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914. A full century of headstrong battle against countries held responsible of breaching our borders with drugs, as well as the 1.53 million American citizens annually held legally accountable. When averaged throughout the span of a year, a drug arrest is made every 21 seconds according to the FBI. That puts 1 in 99 adults behind bars, the highest incarceration...

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A drug is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects when taken or put into a human body or the body .For other uses, see Drug (disambiguation). Page semi-protected Coffee is the most widely used psychoactive drug beverage in the world. In 1999, the average consumption of coffee was 3.5 cups per day per U.S. citizen.[1] Wine is a common alcoholic beverage.[2] A drug is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or...

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U.S. are drug testing students in hopes that it will curb student drug use. The majority of these policies target student-athletes or participants in extracurricular activities, and on both sides of the debate, many questions remain: Is student drug testing an invasion of privacy? How prevalent are drug-testing policies in U.S. schools? Does research show that these policies work? A look at the facts provides a clearer picture about the benefits and problems associated with student drug testing. ...

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Treatments of Drug Addiction Addiction is a dependence on a substance or activity. It is a big problem around the world. It is represented by the desires and behaviors of individuals. Addiction has serious consequences in real life that adversely destroy relationships, affect physical and mental health, and damages on the ability to think effectively; therefore, it is also known as an illness due to the bad things that it does. It could be in many more different ways such as gambling, drugs, sex, and...

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Drugs & Alcohol For several decades, drugs and alcohol have been a major problem in our society. Not only has the drug problem increased but drug related problems are on the rise. There is no crime that kills more people in the world then alcohol does. These substances affect the body in many ways, including the exchange of information within the brain, is slowed. Using drugs increases the risk of injury. Car crashes, falls, burns, drowning, and suicide are all linked to drug use. The usage...

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How do drugs affect the brain? When drugs get into the bloodstream they are carried to all parts of the body and some reach the brain. The quicker the drug reaches the brain, the more intense the effects. The quickest way to get a drug into the brain - and also the most dangerous way of using any drug - is to inject it intravenously, or into the vein. Almost as quick is smoking a drug. followed by sniffing or snorting and then by mouth. Eating or drinking a drug is the slowest route, because the...

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According to Webster's New World™ Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition, Addiction is a chronic relapsing condition characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and abuse and by long-lasting chemical changes in the brain. Addiction is the same irrespective of whether the drug is alcohol, amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, or nicotine. Every addictive substance induces pleasant states or relieves distress. Continue use of addictive substances induces adaptive changes in the brain that lead to tolerance...

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DRUGS Drug is any substance which is medicinal, intoxicating, enhancing performances or sometimes life threatening when taken orally or by directly injecting into the body. These drugs are not considered as foods. War on drug is a common term applied to the prevention of illegal drugs by using military aid and military intercession in co-operation with the countries with an aim to reduce and prohibit the use of these drugs. Drugs are like pesticides sprayed on the field which has some benefits...

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Layla Farah The End of Drug Use It’s a wonder why out of all the topics I picked “The End of Drug Use” well I chose “The End of Drug Use” because drug use is becoming a big thing now days. Mostly drugs are the cause of many deaths like disease of the heart, Malignant Neoplasm, poisoning and overdose. Drugs are something that most people do because of depression, and stress or even when life is too hard to handle. Drugs have become a normal thing for many people these...

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