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Narcotic addiction

O"Donnell, John A.

Narcotic addiction

by O"Donnell, John A.

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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by John A O"Donnell and John C Bell.
ContributionsBall, John C.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13644705M

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Narcotic, drug that produces analgesia (pain relief), narcosis (state of stupor or sleep), and addiction (physical dependence on the drug). In some people narcotics also produce euphoria, a feeling of great elation. The best-known narcotics are the opiates, compounds found in or derived from opium. Abusing some prescription drugs can lead to addiction. These include narcotic painkillers, sedatives, tranquilizers, and stimulants. Every medicine has some risk of side effects. Doctors take this into account when prescribing medicines. People who abuse these drugs may not understand the risks.

  When Drug Treatment For Narcotic Addiction Never Ends: Shots - Health News Medicines that help users wean themselves from opioid drugs can be prescribed in a doctor's office or clinic. But some. Narcotic definition is - a drug (such as opium or morphine) that in moderate doses dulls the senses, relieves pain, and induces profound sleep but in excessive doses causes stupor, coma, or convulsions. How to use narcotic in a sentence.


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