Cocaine interferes with neurotransmitters.  It blocks norepinephrine, serotonin, dopamine, and other neurotransmitters from being reabsorbed.  The resulting chemical buildup between nerves causes euphoria or feeling "high."  Cocaine causes irritability, paranoia, restlessness, and anxiety.Signs of using cocaine include:dilated pupilshigh levels of energy and activityexcited, exuberant speech Typically, cocaine withdrawal symptoms include:depression and anxietyfatiguedifficulty concentratinginability to feel pleasureincreased craving for cocainephysical symptoms including aches, pains, tremors, and chills.  Cocaine is most pleasurable to people who are depressed or in pain. In this respect, it is like direct stimulation of the so-called pleasure centers of the limbic system.

Street Names

Aunt, Aunt Nora* Baseball, Baseballing* Bazulco, Batman, Hubba* Beam* Bernice, Bernie, Bernie’s flakes, Bernie’s gold dust* Big bloke, Big C, Big flake* Blanca* Blow* Bump* C, C-dust, C-game, Candy C, Candy Cane* Coke, Coca* Line* Rail* Stash* Snow, Snow White* Yeyo