Abuse Potential

Some articles on potential, abuse potential, abuse:

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Controversies - Concerns About Medication - Stimulant Misuse
... They are classified as Schedule II substances (Schedule II Potential for abuse potential for psychological or physical addiction currently accepted medical use) ... as other stimulants with many proposing that its rate of abuse is much lower than other stimulants ... However, the majority of studies assessing its abuse potential scores have determined that it has an abuse potential similar to that of cocaine and d-am ...
Methylphenidate - Usage - Abuse Potential
... Methylphenidate has some potential for abuse due to its pharmacological similarity to cocaine and amphetamines ... The abuse potential is increased when methylphenidate is crushed and insufflated (snorted), or when it is injected, producing effects somewhat similar to cocaine ... Methylphenidate has less abuse potential than cocaine and amphetamines ...
Tapentadol - Abuse Potential
... situations where the physician or pharmacist is concerned about an increased risk of misuse and abuse ... treated with mu-opioid agonists require careful monitoring for signs of abuse and addiction ... and death." Patients with a history of drug or alcohol abuse are believed to have a higher risk of abusing NUCYNTA®, as with other mu-opioid agonists ...
Self-administration - Background - History
... back as the mid 20th century, researchers have investigated animals’ drive to consume drugs of abuse in order to better understand human addictive processes ... For the first time, a drug of abuse served as an operant reinforcer and rats self-administered morphine to satiety in stereotyped response patterns ... Deneau, Yanagita and Seevers provided macaque monkeys free access to a variety of drugs of abuse for investigating whether nonhuman primates would voluntarily initiate self-administ ...

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