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Chapter 10: Analgesics and Local Anesthetics

Which of the following opioid receptors are not located in the brain?

A. Kappa

B. Sigma

C. Delta

D. Mu

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

Endogenous opioids are:

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:

A. Decrease inflammation

B. Decrease fever

C. Decrease pain

D. Increase blood flow

Opioids should not be combined with:

A. Tobacco

B. Food

C. Carbonated drinks

D. Alcohol

What substance was one of the first local anesthetics and is still used medically today, but is illegal for use by the general public?

A. Procaine

B. Cocaine

C. Aspirin

D. Lidocaine

Opioids can induce a tolerance effect during the first week of use.

A. True

B. False

An overdose of a local anesthetic can result in the death of the athlete.

A. True

B. False

Other than pain, opioids can be prescribed to control:

A. Weight gain

B. Cardiac arrhythmias

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