The duration of my clinical effects is quite short (usually minutes) and I’m quite popular in procedural sedation because I don’t usually cause nausea like opiates. Although the exact mechanism is unknown, I probably work on GABA receptors and Na+ channels. I have a nickname due to my colour and effects, and if you’re a fan of the “King of Pop”, you’re not a fan of me (too soon?).
The answer to last weeks drug was: Cocaine
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