Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Transcript of Narcotic Analgesics
extreme painkillers. What is it? How it is used How it works Effects of Narcotics Consequences Narcotic Analgesics are a type of medication that are selective central nervous system depressants.
Used to treat moderate to severe pain.
They allow athletes to continue to train despite an injury or illness.
They are able to train harder for longer. Acting on the Central Nervous System Narcotic Analgesics reduce or eliminate pain.
This medication can be taken through syrup, tablets, injections or skin patches.
Common Narcotic Analgesics are: morphine, meperidine and fentanyl. Narcotic Analgesics block chemical sites
within the brain and spinal cord. Affecting
the Central Nervous System.
Though what causes the pain is still there,
the athlete can not feel the pain.
They act on opioid receptors.
Relieve pain quickly.
Addiction, death Benefits to an Athlete Narcotic Analgesics Ability to train harder for longer without experiencing pain of an
injury or illness.
Continue to train and compete with an injury and can reduce anxiety levels.
Athletes are able to perform and train beyond the limits of a normal pain threshold.
Common in NFL and cycling. Narcotic Analgesics have been banned by WADA.
Therefore there are serious consequences for using
May be stripped of any achievements, banned from competing in their sport and lose any opportunities of
further work as well as their reputation as an athlete.