Spring 2010 hypnotics shyanna hannah r.

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Spring 2010 hypnotics shyanna hannah r.

  1. 1. Hypnotics<br />By:Hannah Rogers andShyanna Jimenez<br />
  2. 2. General Information<br /><ul><li>It is a depressant
  3. 3. Very strong drug that brings on sleep
  4. 4. Also called Ludes and Soporifics
  5. 5. It comes as a pill or capsules </li></li></ul><li>Effects of The Drug<br /><ul><li>Impaired Coordination and Judgment
  6. 6. Internal Bleeding
  7. 7. Coma
  8. 8. Death</li></li></ul><li>How Is It Harmful?<br /><ul><li> It can kill you if you OD
  9. 9. Internal Bleeding
  10. 10. Coma</li></li></ul><li>Facts About Hypnotics<br /><ul><li>These Drugs are used in hospitals
  11. 11. require a much smaller dosage than barbiturates to achieve their effects</li></li></ul><li>Pictures<br />Coma<br />Do you really wanna be dead??<br />
  12. 12. Pictures Cont…<br />One Type of the pill<br />Brings On Sleep<br />
  13. 13. Facts<br />Sedative-hypnotics are a group of drugs that cause CNS depression. Benzodiazepines and barbiturates are the most commonly used<br />According to the 2007 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers' National Poison Data System, 63,729 single exposures were documented for the sedative/hypnotics/antipsychotics drug category. Of these, 24 resulted in death.1 In 1998, a total of 70,982 sedative-hypnotic exposures were reported to US poison control centers, of which 2310 (3.2%) resulted in major toxicity and 89 (0.1%) resulted in death.<br />
  14. 14. More Facts<br />Tranquilizers may be a more familiar term used to describe sedative-hypnotic agents (1)<br />“Downer drugs” <br />Drugs that take the edge off<br />Calm your mood when you are feeling anxious <br />Induce sleep (1)<br />
  15. 15. The End!!!!!!!!!!!<br /> Don’t Do Drugs!<br />

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