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Sedatives, Tranquilizers & Analgesics Quiz

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Barbiturates were introduced in medical practice in:

Benzodiazepines were formulated as:

Benzodiazepines are not used to treat:

Opioid analgesics (painkillers) are related to which illegal drug?

Barbiturates and benzodiazepines excite the activity of which neurotransmitter?

Opioids function by mimicking which type of brain chemical?

About how many Americans began using prescription drugs nonmedically in 1998 (the last year for which these data were available)?

About how many high school students surveyed have used opioid medications nonmedically at least once in their lives?

Which of the following is not an effect of barbiturate or benzodiazepine abuse?

Which of the following is not an effect of opioid painkiller abuse?

How do most addicts get in trouble with barbiturates, benzodiazepines, or opioids?

What substance is most often deadly if used with benzodiazepines, opioids, or especially barbiturates?

Withdrawal from which of these drugs can be fatal?

Of these choices, which is the most common cause of overdose in barbiturate and benzodiazepine addicts?

Which of the following is not caused by opioid overdose?

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