What is Cocaine?
Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant that directly affects the brain. The powder is usually mixed with substances such as corn starch, talcum powder and/or sugar or other drugs such as procaine (a local anesthetic) or amphetamines. Cocaine was labeled the drug of the 1980s and 1990s because of its extensive popularity and use during that period. However, cocaine is not a new drug. In fact, it is one of the oldest known psychoactive substances.
How is cocaine abused?
What Are the Other Health Effects of Cocaine?