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- Alcohol and drug rehabilitation/detoxification
- Alcohol and drug rehabilitation/detoxification is very rare, occurring 1 in 36318 users.
- Drug abuse
- A condition in which someone continues to use drugs (including street drugs, alcohol, and prescription medications) despite it causing problems in the person's life (e.g. arrests, career or relationship problems, health).
- Drug withdrawal
- A pattern of symptoms that occurs after discontinuing or decreasing the use of certain medications or recreational drugs. It is a hallmark of chemical dependency, and the timing and exact symptoms differ based on the drug. Abrupt discontinuation of certain drugs, such as alcohol, can be life-threatening.
- Drug abuse
- Continuing to use drugs (alcohol, marijuana, inhalants, prescription, heroin) despite it causing problems in your life (e.g. arrests, problems in your career or relationships, health)
- Blood alcohol
- Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes. ...
- Alcohol abuse
- A condition in which someone continues to drink alcohol despite it causing problems in the person's life (e.g. arrests, career or relationship problems, health).
- Alcohol withdrawal
- A set of symptoms occurring in someone who stops consuming alcohol after an extended period of regular and heavy alcohol use. Symptoms typically occur between 6 and 24 hours of alcohol discontinuation, and include shaking, headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, and even life-threatening seizures. This requires prompt medical treatment.
- Drug reaction
- An umbrella term for an undesired and often unpleasant effect of a drug. This can be a consequence of prolonged use (e.g. stomach ulcers from NSAIDs), idiosyncratic (e.g. red-man syndrome from vancomycin), or allergic (e.g. penicillin allergy).
- Abusing alcohol
- Continuing to drink alcohol despite it causing problems in your life (e.g. arrests, problems in your career or relationships, health)
- Alcohol intoxication
- Commonly known as "drunkenness" or "inebriation," this is a state caused by excess consumption of alcohol. Depending on severity, it can range from mildly impaired coordination and feelings of happiness to respiratory failure and coma.
- Fetal alcohol syndrome
- A condition in children due to intake of alcohol by the mother during pregnancy. There are a number of features, including physical deformity and mental retardation.
- Alcoholic liver disease
- Damage to the liver resulting from alcohol abuse. Extent of the disease ranges from fat deposition (fatty liver) to permanent scarring (cirrhosis).
- Drug abuse (opioids)
- A condition in which someone continues to use opioid drugs (e.g. heroin, morphine, prescription pain killers such as oxycodone) despite it causing problems in the person's life (e.g. arrests, career or relationship problems, health).
- Drug poisoning due to medication
- An abnormally high level of a prescription medication in the body leading to damage. This can be caused by intentional or unintentional overdose, combination with interacting medications, or diseases that prevent drug breakdown or elimination. This can be a medical emergency.
- Neuropathy due to drugs
- Any damage or disease affecting the nerves, which may lead to changes in sensation, movement, gland or organ function, or many other issues. Many different drugs are known to cause neuropathy as a side effect.
- Drug abuse (cocaine)
- When an individual snorts, smokes (crack), or injects cocaine. Using cocaine can put an enormous strain on the heart and actually cause a heart attack in otherwise healthy individuals.
- Poisoning due to antimicrobial drugs
- Damage to the body due to too much of or a bad reaction to antimicrobials (medicines that treats infections). Depending upon the exact medication, the symptoms vary, though they can all be life-threatening. Antimicrobials include antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, and antiparasitics.
- Drug abuse (barbiturates)
- A condition in which someone continues to use barbituates ("barbs" or "downers") despite it causing problems in the person's life (e.g. arrests, career or relationship problems, health).
- Extrapyramidal effect of drugs
- Extrapyramidal symptoms include muscle spasms, a feeling of restlessness of the limbs, rigidity, tremor, slowed movements, inability to initiate purposeful movements, facial grimacing, and lip smacking. They are often a side effect of medications that reduce levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine. These include many anti-psychotic medications, certain anti-nausea medications, and certain anti-depressant medications.
- Drug abuse (methamphetamine)
- A condition in which someone continues to use methamphetamine ("crystal meth") despite it causing problems in the person's life (e.g. arrests, career or relationship problems, health).
- Other physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Other physical therapy and rehabilitation is rare, occurring 1 in 895 users.
- Isopropyl Alcohol Topical
- Isopropyl Alcohol Topical is rare, occurring 1 in 26229 users.
- Benzyl Alcohol Topical
- Benzyl Alcohol-Zinc Acetate Topical
- Isopropyl Alcohol Otic
- Benzocaine-Isopropyl Alcohol Topical
- Poisoning due to sedatives
- An overdose of sedatives or tranquilizers, any of a group of street drugs or medications that cause calmness, drowsiness, and sleep. Depending upon the exact medication, the symptoms vary, though they can all be life-threatening. Common sedatives include barbituates (e.g. Amytal, phenobarbital), benzodiazapines (e.g. Xanax, Valium), and alcohol.
- Citalopram (Celexa)
Brand names: Celexa
A furancarbonitrile that is one of the SEROTONIN UPTAKE INHIBITORS used as an antidepressant. The drug is also effective in reducing ethanol uptake in alcoholics and is used in depressed patients who also suffer from tardive dyskinesia in preference to tricyclic antidepressants, which aggravate this condition.
- Acamprosate (Campral)
Brand names: Campral
Acamprosate, also known as N-acetyl homotaurine and by the brand name Campral, is a drug used for treating alcohol dependence.
- Physical therapy exercises
- A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.
- Disulfiram (Antabuse)
Brand names: Antabuse
A carbamate derivative used as an alcohol deterrent. It is a relatively nontoxic substance when administered alone, but markedly alters the intermediary metabolism of alcohol. When alcohol is ingested after administration of disulfiram, blood acetaldehyde concentrations are increased, followed by flushing, systemic vasodilation, respiratory difficulties, nausea, hypotension, and other symptoms (acetaldehyde syndrome). It acts by inhibiting aldehyde dehydrogenase.
- Ethanol (On Guard)
Brand names: Gelrite, Alcohol Ethyl-Dextrose, and Lavacol
A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Brand names: Auralgan, A/B Otic, and Aurodex
An analgesic and antipyretic that has been given by mouth and as ear drops. Antipyrine is often used in testing the effects of other drugs or diseases on drug-metabolizing enzymes in the liver. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p29)
- Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
Brand names: Thorazine
The prototypical phenothiazine antipsychotic drug. Like the other drugs in this class chlorpromazine's antipsychotic actions are thought to be due to long-term adaptation by the brain to blocking DOPAMINE RECEPTORS. Chlorpromazine has several other actions and therapeutic uses, including as an antiemetic and in the treatment of intractable hiccup.
Brand names: Lamprene
A fat-soluble riminophenazine dye used for the treatment of leprosy. It has been used investigationally in combination with other antimycobacterial drugs to treat Mycobacterium avium infections in AIDS patients. Clofazimine also has a marked anti-inflammatory effect and is given to control the leprosy reaction, erythema nodosum leprosum. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1993, p1619)
- Diethylpropion (Tenuate)
Brand names: Tenuate, Tepanil, and Depletite
A appetite depressant considered to produce less central nervous system disturbance than most drugs in this therapeutic category. It is also considered to be among the safest for patients with hypertension. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p2290)
Brand names: Haldol
A phenyl-piperidinyl-butyrophenone that is used primarily to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and other PSYCHOSES. It is also used in schizoaffective disorder, DELUSIONAL DISORDERS, ballism, and TOURETTE SYNDROME (a drug of choice) and occasionally as adjunctive therapy in INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY and the chorea of HUNTINGTON DISEASE. It is a potent antiemetic and is used in the treatment of intractable HICCUPS. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p279)
Brand names: Desyrel, Molipaxin Cr, and Molipaxin
A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used as an antidepressive agent. It has been shown to be effective in patients with major depressive disorders and other subsets of depressive disorders. It is generally more useful in depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. This drug does not aggravate psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p309)
Brand names: Nuromax
Doxacurium chloride (formerly recognized as BW938U80 or BW A938U) is a neuromuscular-blocking drug or skeletal muscle relaxant in the category of non-depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking drugs, used adjunctively in anesthesia to provide skeletal ...
- Etoposide Phosphate (Etopophos)
Brand names: Etopophos
Etoposide, etoposide phosphate or VP-16 (current brand name: Etopophos, according to FDA Orange Book) is a cytotoxic agent (anticancer drug), which belongs to the drug type topoisomerase inhibitor.
Brand names: Fluoracaine and Flucaine
A phthalic indicator dye that appears yellow-green in normal tear film and bright green in a more alkaline medium, such as the aqueous humor, and is used therapeutically as a diagnostic aid in corneal injuries and corneal trauma. It has been approved by FDA for use in externally applied drugs and cosmetics. (From Merck Index, 12th ed; American Medical Association Drug Evaluations; 1995, p2275)
Brand names: Mivacron
Mivacurium chloride (formerly recognized as BW1090U81, BW B1090U or BW1090U) is a short-duration non-depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking drug or skeletal muscle relaxant in the category of non-depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking drugs, used adjunctively in anesthesia ...
- Modafinil (Provigil)
Brand names: Provigil
Modafinil is an eugeroic drug. It is approved by the United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder and excessive daytime sleepiness associated ...
Brand names: Disalcid
Salsalate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Salsalate is in a class of drugs called salicylates. Salsalate may work by inhibiting the production of and release of prostaglandins. Salsalate is the ...
- Halofantrine (Halfan)
Brand names: Halfan
Halofantrine is a drug used to treat malaria. Halofantrine's structure contains a substituted phenanthrene, and is related to the antimalarial drugs quinine and lumefantrine. Marketed as Halfan, halofantrine is never used ...
Brand names: Innohep
Tinzaparin is an antithrombotic drug in the heparin group. It is a low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) marketed as Innohep worldwide. It has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug ...
Brand names: Romozin and Rezulin
Troglitazone (Rezulin, Resulin, Romozin, Noscal) is an antidiabetic and anti-inflammatory drug, and a member of the drug class of the thiazolidinediones. It was prescribed for patients with diabetes mellitus type 2. ...
- Tirofiban (Aggrastat)
Brand names: Aggrastat
Tirofiban (INN, trade name Aggrastat) is an antiplatelet drug. It belongs to a class of antiplatelet named glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors. Tirofiban is the first drug candidate whose origins can be traced ...
- Rosiglitazone (Avandia)
Brand names: Avandamet 2/500, Avandamet 1/500, and Avandamet 4/1000
Rosiglitazone (trade name Avandia, GlaxoSmithKline) is an antidiabetic drug in the thiazolidinedione class of drugs. It works as an insulin sensitizer, by binding to the PPAR receptors in fat cells and ...
Brand names: Vicodin, Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen, and Lorcet
Hydrocodone/paracetamol (also known as hydrocodone/acetaminophen, hydrocodone/APAP or hydroco/APAP) is a combination of two analgesic drugs hydrocodone (an opioid drug) and paracetamol (acetaminophen) used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It is ...
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