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CNS stimulants target this area of the brain
cerebral cortex
uses for caffeine
reduce drowsiness, analgesic synergy
side effects of caffeine
hyperacidity of the stomach, tachycardia, birth defects (greater if a pregnant woman drinks >600mg/day), diuretic, nervousness, insomnia, addiction
caffeine concentration in a 6oz. coffee
~105mg
decaf: 2-5mg
caffeine concentration in a 6oz. tea
~35mg
caffeine concentration in 12oz. colas
30-50mg
analeptics
respiratory stimulants
uses for analeptic drugs
respiratory distress, any COPD, drowning, over dose, surgery (anesthesia)
Dopram (doxapram hydrochloride)
an analeptic drug
amphetamines
sympathomimetric (mimics sympathetic nervous system) & stimulates the cerebral cortex
effects of amphetamines
alert, awake, euphoria, appetite suppression
uses for amphetamines
ADD, narcolepsy, SHORT-TERM (< 8 weeks)exogenous obesity treatment
amphetamine sulfate
amphetamine drug
dextro-amphetamine sulfate
amphetamine drug
methylphenidate hydrochloride (Ritalin)
amphetamine drug
anorexiants
suppress appetite
side effects of anorexiants
nervousness, insomnia, addiction
phendimetrazine (Adphen)
an anorexiant drug