COCAINE

illegal drugs

the deffinition of cocaine

cocaine is an addictive drug derived from coca or prepared synthetically, used as an illegal stimulant and sometimes medicinally as a local anethetic

cocaine

the intensity and duration of cocaine's pleasurable effects depends on the way it is administered. injecting or smoking delivers the drug rapidly into the bloodstream and brain, producing a quicker and stronger but shorter-lasting high than smelling. the high from smelling cocaine is about 10-30 minutes long.

short-term effects of cocaine use

  • angry
  • hostile
  • anxious
  • sudden death
ect.

long-term effects of cocaine use

  • lost of appetite
  • nausea
  • depression
  • increased heart rate
ect.

tolerance

tolerance is the need for a greater amount of a given drug to acheive intoxication or the desired effect. tolerance is also defined as the reduction of the drug's effect with continued use of the same dose over time.