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Alcohol is a DOWNER that reduces activity in the central nervous system. The alcohol intoxicated person exhibits loose muscle tone, loss of fine motor coordination, and often has a staggering "drunken" gait.
Patients are as physically dependent on methadone as they were to heroin or other opiates, such as Oxycotin or Vicodin.
Lortab combines a narcotic analgesic (painkiller) and cough reliever with a non-narcotic analgesic for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.
Morphine is a narcotic analgesic. Morphine was first isolated from opium in 1805 by a German pharmacist, Wilhelm Sertürner.
Ultram is the brand name
of the generic drug Tramadol (TRA-ma-doll). Ultram is an analgesic used to treat
or prevent pain. Ultram is not a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug, nor is
it a narcotic. Ultram binds to certain opiod pain receptors in the body. By
blocking the reuptake of the neuro chemicals norepinephrine and serotonin, it
modifies the pain message resulting in pain relief.
Introduced in 1995, no control
was recommended based on review of its uncontrolled use in 40 other countries.
However, once released in the U.S., abuse became readily apparent. It is addictive.
It is a "non-narcotic" pain reliever. Large doses can interfere with
ability to breathe, especially if taken with alcohol.
Ultram side effects include
but are not limited to:
- dry mouth
- difficulty breathing
or tightness of chest
- swelling of eyelids,
face, or lips
- develop of a rash or
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