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Drugs to control abuse

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mckel67's version from 2016-05-05 21:16

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Aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitorDisulfram, creates aversion to etoh
NMDA receptor antagonistAcamprosate, prevents relapse
Oral opioid anatgonistNaltrexone, decreases cravings for etoh
facilitates gaba and prevents glutamineTopiramate, reduces cravings, not FDA approved
Treatment for EtOH withdrawaldiazepam and chlordiazepoxide
blocks pre-synapatic adenosine receptors increasing NEMethylxanthines (caffeine, theophylline, theobromine)
Inhibits DA, NE, 5-HT reuptake producing euphoriacocaine
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