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Author Barceloux, Donald G.

Title Medical Toxicology of Drug Abuse : Synthesized Chemicals and Psychoactive Plants / Donald G. Barceloux
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 1041 pages) : illustrations
Contents Frontmatter -- Color Plates -- Synthetic and Semisynthetic Chemicals. Amphetamine and Methamphetamine -- Methylphenidate -- Prolintane -- Propylhexedrine -- Flunitrazepam -- Gamma Hydroxybutyrate and Related Drugs -- Ketamine -- Methcathinone, Mephedrone, and Methylone -- Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy, MDMA) / Nicholas A Buckley -- Psychoactive Phenethylamine, Piperazine, and Pyrrolidinophenone Derivatives / Brandon Wills, Timothy Erickson -- Tryptamine Designer Drugs -- Diuretics, Ipecac, and Laxatives / Cyrus Rangan -- Noradrenergic Agents / Cyrus Rangan -- Serotoninergic and Mixed Agents -- Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids -- Clenbuterol and Salbutamol (Albuterol) / James Rhee, Timothy Erickson -- Erythropoietin Stimulation and Other Blood Doping Methods / James Rhee, Timothy Erickson -- Human Chorionic Gonadotropin -- Human Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor -- Nutritional Supplements -- Ethanol -- Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) -- Barbiturates: (Amobarbital, Butalbital, Pentobarbital, Secobarbital) -- Ethchlorvynol -- Glutethimide -- Meprobamate -- Methaqualone and Related Compounds -- Buprenorphine -- Dextromethorphan -- Fentanyl Analogues -- Heroin and the Opium Poppy Plant (L.) -- Methadone -- 1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,5,6-Tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) -- Phencyclidine and Phencyclidine Analogues -- Volatile Substance Abuse -- Chloroform -- Ethers -- Halogenated Ethers (Enflurane, Isoflurane, Methoxyflurane, Sevoflurane) -- Halothane -- Nitrous Oxide -- Fluorinated Alkanes -- Butane, Isobutane, and Propane -- Ethyl Chloride -- Gasoline -- -Hexane -- Methanol -- Naphthalene and -Dichlorobenzene (Mothballs) -- Toluene -- Trichloroethane -- Trichloroethylene -- Amyl and Butyl Nitrites -- Psychoactive Plants. Absinthe -- Ayahuasca, Harmala Alkaloids, and Dimethyltryptamines -- Betel Quid and Areca Nut -- Caffeine -- Cocaine -- Ibogaine (Baill.) -- Khat ((Vahl) Forsskal ex Endl.) and Cathinone -- Kratom [(Korth.) Havil.] -- Marijuana (L.) and Synthetic Cannabinoids -- Mate Tea (A. St. Hil.) -- Morning Glory Family (Convolvulaceae) -- Peyote [(Lem. Ex Salm-Dyck) Coult.] and Mescaline -- Psilocybin and Hallucinogenic Mushrooms -- Epling & Jativa and Salvinorin A -- Tobacco, Nicotine, and Pituri -- Index
Summary "This book provides a broad reference covering important drugs of abuse including amphetamines, opiates, and steroids. It also covers psychoactive plants such as caffeine, peyote, and psilocybin. It provides chemical structures, analytical methods, clinical features, and treatments of these drugs of abuse, serving as a highly useful, in-depth supplement to a general medical toxicology book. The style allows for the easy application of the contents to searchable databases and other electronic products, making this an essential resource for practitioners in medical toxicology, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, pharmaceuticals, environmental organizations, pathology, and related fields."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Drugs -- Toxicology.
Substance abuse.
Drugs -- Side effects.
Poisonous plants.
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Central Nervous System Agents -- pharmacokinetics
Central Nervous System Agents -- toxicity
Plants, Toxic
Substance-Related Disorders
substance abuse.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Poisonous plants
Drugs -- Side effects
Drugs -- Toxicology
Substance abuse
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011012205
ISBN 9781118105955