Pharmacology - OPIOIDS (MADE EASY)

Pharmacology - OPIOIDS (MADE EASY)

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Title Pharmacology - OPIOIDS (MADE EASY)
Duration 10:52
Source YouTube
Tags pharmacology made easy opioids, pharmacology of opioids, opioids pharmacology, opioids made easy, opioid pharmacology, opioid receptors pharmacology, opioid receptors, opioids pharmacology usmle, opioids pharmacology khan academy, analgesics pharmacology, opioid analgesics, mechanism of action of opioids, pain pharmacology, opioid drugs mechanism, opioid receptors animation, opioid drugs, pain pathway, opioid withdrawal, opioid addiction, physiology of pain

Opioids, sometimes called narcotics, are a group of drugs that act on the central nervous system to produce morphine-like effects such as pain relief and euphoria. This pharmacology lecture covers topics such as nociceptive pain pathway, role of glutamate, substance P, and calcitonin gene–related peptide (CGRP) in pain processing, endogenous opioids (enkephalins, endorphins, dynorphins), NMDA, AMPA, NK-1, CGRP receptors, opioid receptors (mu, delta, kappa) mechanism of action and side effects of narcotic drugs, development of opioid tolerance and addiction, partial mu-receptor opioid agonist and antagonist. Drugs mentioned include; Morphine, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Methadone, Meperidine, Oxycodone, Oxymorphone, Buprenorphine, and Naloxone. Thanks for watching and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE, hit the LIKE button👍 and click the BELL button🔔 for future notifications!!! Like what we do? Learn how to support us on Patreon! 💪 Looking for more pharmacology knowledge? Follow us on Facebook!💊

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