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Procaine (Novocain)
Form of Cocaine used for local anesthesia (Dentistry)
Ephedrine
Form of Amphetamine: Dilates Brochial passages in Asthmatics
methylphenidate (Ritalin)
Methamphetamine: used for ADHD
Atomoxetine
Non-methamphetamine drug for ADHD
Amphetamine-d
Short term weight loss; Narcolepsy; ADHD
Chloral Hydrate (mickey finn)
1870's, before barbituates, was abused and banned
Paraldehyde
Before 1950's, used as a "chemical straightjacket"; noxious taste and odor
Bromides
Used to induce sleep in the 19th century, causes depression after several days of used
Barbital(Veronal)
First Barbiturate to be used
Phenobarbital (Luminal)
Long Acting Barbiturate
Amobarbital (Amytal);
Intermediate acting barbiturate
Secobarbital (Seconal)
Fast acting Barbiturate
Meprobamate
an Anxiolytic;
Methaqualone (Quaalude & Sopor)
Highly abused non-barbituate depressant
Chlordiazepoxide (librium)
First Benzo, slower onset, long lasting
diazepam (Valium)
lower (more potent) dose of Chlordiazepoxide (Benzo); faster acting, long lasting
Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
hypnotic Benzo: Date rape drug
Zolpidem (Ambien)
Non Benzo hypnotic
zaleplon (sonata)
Non benzo hypnotic
alprazolam (Xanax)
benzo anxiolytic
lorazepam (Ativan)
Anxiolytic Benzo
Klonazepam (Klonopin)
Anxiolytic Benzo
sodium oxybate (Xyrem)
Narcoleptic treatment with GHB
Chlorpromazine
Conventional Phenothiazine (antipsychotic)
Haliperidol
Conventional Phenothiazine
Risperidone (Risperidol)
Atypical Antipsychotic
Olanzepine (Zyprexa)
Atypical Antipsychotic
iproniazid
MAOI
Phenelzine (Nardil)
MAOI
Desipramine
Tricyclic Anti Depressant
lorazepam (Ativan)
Anxiolytic Benzo
Klonazepam (Klonopin)
Anxiolytic Benzo
sodium oxybate (Xyrem)
Narcoleptic treatment with GHB
Chlorpromazine
Conventional Phenothiazine (antipsychotic)
Haliperidol
Conventional Phenothiazine
Risperidone (Risperidol)
Atypical Antipsychotic
Olanzepine (Zyprexa)
Atypical Antipsychotic
iproniazid
MAOI
Phenelzine (Nardil)
MAOI
Desipramine
Tricyclic Anti Depressant
imipramine (Tofranil)
Tricyclic Anti Depressant
Fluoxetine (Prozac)
SSRI
Sentraline (Zoloft)
SSRI
Phenylpropanolamine (PPA)
Appetite Suppressant
Dyphenhydramine
An antihistamine used in Sleep aids
Acetylsalicyclic Acid (Asprin)
Analgesic, Antipyretic (reduces fever), anti inflammatory
Acetaminophen
equipotent with asprin, analgesic, anti pyretic, less internal bleeding, but less active as an inflammatory
Ibuprofen
potent analgesic and anti inflammatory
Chlorpheniramine maleate
Antihistamine
Dextromethorphan
Antitussive
pseudophedrine
sympathomimetic (nasal decongestant)