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Drug Actions 2

1. Cocaine is a CNS stimulant
2. Cocaine acts by blocking the re-uptake of dopamine.
3. There has never been a human death caused by an overdose of cocaine.
4. Opiates work on what type of neurotransmitters?
5. Heroin and Marijuana are both specific types of opioids.ß
6. SSRIs are types of drugs that work on what neurotransmitter system?
7. Ritalin is an SSRI?
(True / False)
8. Ritalin is a ..
(stimulant / depressant
9. Ritalin is a drug given to people with ADD or ADHD.
10. Ritalin directly targets the vagus nerve and the autonomic nervous system. (True/ False)


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