Medicijnmisbruik

OPIATEN EN MORFINEDERIVATEN

Opiaten zijn drugs die op het zenuwstelsel inwerken om pijn te verlichten. Regelmatig gebruik en misbruik kan leiden tot lichamelijke afhankelijkheid en ontwenningsverschijnselen. Ze komen voor in pilvorm, capsules of vloeibare vorm.

Enkele van de bekende merken en gebruikte benamingen zijn:



GEBRUIKTE BENAMINGEN

BRAND NAMES Fiorional with Codeine Robitussin A-C Tylenol with Codeine Empirin with Codeine Roxanol Duramorph Demerol STREET NAMES Captain Cody Cody Schoolboy Doors & Fours Pancakes & Syrup Loads M Miss Emma Monkey White Stuff Demmies Pain killer BRAND NAMES Actiq Duragesic Sublimaze OxyContin Percodan Percocet Tylox Dilaudid STREET NAMES Apache China girl Dance fever Goodfella Murder 8 Tango and Cash China white Friend Jackpot TNT Oxy 80 Oxycat Hillbilly heroin Percs Perks Juice Dillies

REFERENCES


  1. “Drug Scheduling,” U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
  2. “Selected Prescription Drugs with Potential for Abuse,” National Institute on Drug Abuse
  3. International Narcotics Control Board
  4. Office of Drug Control Policy
  5. “Prescription Sedatives & Tranquilizers,” Partnership for
    a Drug-Free America
  6. Statement by Leonard J. Paulozzi before Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crimes and Drugs, 12 March 2008
  7. Center for Substance Abuse Research
  8. National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2007
  9. Suicidality, violence and mania caused by SSRIs: A review and analysis, P. Breggin.
  10. “Depressants,” US Department of Health & Human Services and SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information
  11. “Prescription drugs a gateway for teen drug abuse,” Houston Chronicle, 4 September 2008