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Health effects Drug Foundation

12/17/2014
02:12 | Author: Alex Watson

Opiate effects
Health effects Drug Foundation

Short-term effects When injected, the initial 'rush' associated with opiate use is often described as a strong euphoric wave, with a sense of physical, mental and.

Under medical supervision, the short-term use of opiates does not produce significant health problems, and many people are prescribed opiates such as pethidine for a few days after an operation.

Much of the opiate supply in New Zealand comes from pharmaceutical sources like morphine sulphate tabletswhich contain other ingredients, such as talc, cellulose or cornstarch, When injected therisk of abscesses associated with intravenous drug use is increased.

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How do opioids affect the brain and body? National Institute on

10/16/2014
12:36 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Opiate effects
How do opioids affect the brain and body? National Institute on

Some people experience a euphoric response to opioid medications, since these or the need to take higher doses of a medication to get the same effect.

Opioids act by attaching to specific proteins called opioid receptors, which are found in the brain, spinal cord, gastrointestinal tract, and other organs in the body. When these drugs attach to their receptors, they reduce the perception of pain. Opioids can also produce drowsiness, mental confusion, nausea, constipation, and, depending upon the amount of drug taken, can depress respiration. Some people experience a euphoric response to opioid medications, since these drugs also affect the brain regions involved in reward.

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Opiates on the brain

8/15/2014
02:04 | Author: Emily Peterson

Dangers of drugs
Opiates on the brain

The effects of opiates are many, including a rush immediay after injection, extreme relaxation, decreased sensation of pain, and decreased sexual drive.

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Opiates

6/14/2014
04:08 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Dangers of drugs
Opiates

Opiate-like drugs behave like inhibitory neurotransmitters, as their effects are similar to the effects of GABA. Opiates are part of the agonist family of drugs.

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Opiates Abuse Causes, Addiction Signs, Symptoms Side Effects

4/13/2014
06:00 | Author: Alex Watson

Opiate effects
Opiates Abuse Causes, Addiction Signs, Symptoms Side Effects

Learn about opiate addiction symptoms, signs, side effects, withdrawal and causes of opiate abuse. Lakeview Behavioral Health.

Some of these withdrawal symptoms can set in as early as a few hours after the last dose of the substance and can last as long as a few days.

Prolonged opiate use can cause an individual to become physically and psychologically dependent on the substance. Opiate withdrawal refers to the negative symptoms that occur when someone who is dependent on one of these drugs stops using it. There are a variety of symptoms that an individual can experience when going through withdrawal. Those include:

Although anyone can become an opioid addict, there are a number of factors that have been hypothesized as causes of the addiction.

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