Chapter 10: Analgesics and Local Anesthetics
Which of the following opioid receptors are not located in the brain?
Opioid drugs work by which of the following mechanisms?
A. Decreasing neurotransmitter activity
B. Increasing neurotransmitter activity
C. Increasing peripheral vascular activity
D. Decreasing peripheral vascular activity
A. Available for athletes OTC
B. Taken by the athlete on an "as needed" basis
C. Produced by the body on an "as-needed" basis
D. Found in high concentrations when pain occurs in the body
True analgesic medications:
Opioids should not be combined with:
What substance was one of the first local anesthetics and is still used medically today, but is illegal for use by the general public?
Opioids can induce a tolerance effect during the first week of use.
An overdose of a local anesthetic can result in the death of the athlete.
Other than pain, opioids can be prescribed to control: