|Statement||Compiled at the Addiction Research Foundation Documentation Dept. by E. Polacsek [and others] With a foreword by Mark Keller.|
|Series||Addiction Research Foundation bibliographic series, no. 3|
|LC Classifications||RM302 .A43 1972|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 561 p.|
|Number of Pages||561|
|LC Control Number||73169088|
More than 75% of people age 65 and older use medications. Of the drugs most commonly used by older people, many have potential to interact adversely with alcohol. The absorption, distribution, metabolism, and effects of drugs or alcohol may be affected. The major adverse clinical outcomes of drug-alcohol interactions are altered blood levels of the medication or of alcohol, liver Cited by: Get this from a library! Interaction of alcohol and other drugs, supplement [Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario. Documentation Department.]. Interaction of alcohol and other drugs: an annotated bibliography of the scientific literature on the interaction of ethanol and other chemical compounds normally absent in vivo, the influence of congeners in alcoholic beverages, conjunctive addiction to ethanol plus other drugs, and cross-tolerance between ethanol and other compounds. The age of individuals and the presence of other drugs may also mediate the influence of particular drugs. • The use of alcohol and other drugs away from the work site, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication, may have detrimental effects during work, especially for those in safety-sensitive : Jacques Normand, Richard O. Lempert, Charles P. O'Brien.
Providing a psychological perspective on the use and abuse of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, this Second Edition includes more coverage of the theories of alcohol and other drug use and abuse, as well as broad conceptual issues related to the nature of addiction and recent developments in research methods. Key Features Focuses on alcohol, which is used more widely tha/5(14). Because alcohol and drug dependence are likely to co-occur, exploring how alcohol addiction may relate to and interact with other addictions is important. Current research is exploring the underlying causes of addiction, and why alcohol and other drug use disorders co-occur so frequently, as well as how behavioral and drug therapies can best. For drugs that have a stimulant action, the effects of alcohol may be blocked 2, leading you to believe you can drink additional alcohol or "binge-drink". Other effects may include: aggravation of withdrawal symptoms, serious heart effects like a heart attack, damage to the liver, mood and behavior alterations, and birth defects. the potential to interact with alcohol. Those interactions can alter the meta-bolism or activity of the medication and/or alcohol metabolism, resulting in potentially serious medical consequences. For example, the sedative effects of both alcohol and sedative medications can enhance each other (i.e., the effects are addi-Cited by: 1.
For example, the sedative effects of both alcohol and sedative medications can enhance each other (i.e., the effects are additive), thereby seriously impairing a person’s ability to drive or operate other types of machinery. Most studies assessing alcohol-medication interactions focus on the effects of chronic heavy by: Alcohol and Drug Problem Overview The abuse of alcohol and other drugs–including prescription drugs–is common and costly. It can cause or worsen many medical problems and if left untreated can destroy families and lives. Frequent abuse of alcohol and other drugs can lead to addiction, a disease that affects the brain and Size: 1MB. Mixing alcohol and other drugs together can lead to serious physical, behavioral and health complications. Not only can drinking and drugs increase the effects of each substance, it can also trigger dangerous interactions. Individuals who abuse alcohol are also more likely to abuse other substances, like prescription or illicit drugs. The effects of drinking and taking other drugs − including over-the-counter or prescribed medications − can be unpredictable and dangerous, and could cause: Alcohol + cannabis: nausea, vomiting, panic, anxiety and paranoia. 6. Alcohol + energy drinks (with caffeine), ice, speed or ecstasy: more risky behaviour, body under great stress.