What happens if a person who overdoses on narcotics does not receive medical attention?
It's extremely addictive and can cause respiratory arrest and death. People using Narcotics experience severe withdrawl. ...
What are the differences between narcotics and addictive?
Narcotics are a class of drugs (opioid painkillers), while addiction refers to getting hooked on something where you must have it. Addiction can be either a psychological or physical dependence on a substance. Narcotics are addictive, though not everything that is addictive is a narcotic. For instance, marijuana is mostly just psychologically addictive, but it is not a narcotic. Cocaine is addictive in both ways, but it is a stimulant, not a narcotic. It all depends on the way the certain molecules bind...
Asked in Painkillers, The Difference Between
What is the difference between narcotic and non-narcotic?
Narcotics are pain relieving drugs that can be addictive. They may also be severely constipating. ...
What is the difference between narcotics and analgestics?
Both of them are pain killers. Pain killing comes through seduction of the nerve tissue in the brain or neuro-muscular junctions. Narcotics are addictive, but analgesics - no. (but all that depends on dose and frequency of aministration). ...
Asked in Medication and Drugs
What is advantage and disadvantage of narcotics drug?
One of the advantages of narcotic drug is that when used properly and with a prescription they can help to ease pain after surgery. One of the biggest disadvantages of narcotic drugs is that they are very addictive and cause many health problems if used incorrectly. ...
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How long does it take to be addictive to narcotics?
It is patient specific. It all depends on many different factors. What schedule the drug is, how much you take, your weight, kidney function, etc. ...