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2. What do depressants do?

  • They release receptor molecules
  • They slow down brain activity
  • They cause more neurotransmitter molecules to diffuse across the synapse

3. What is Thalidomide now used to treat?

  • scurvy
  • leprosy
  • AIDs

4. What sort of drug is caffeine?

  • A depressant
  • A stimulant
  • A painkiller

5. Thalidomide was used to treat morning sickness in pregnancy, why was it later banned?

  • Babies were born with severe limb deformities
  • The mothers fell gravely ill and there was a 75% increase in the chance of a premature birth
  • It was not effective


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