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Can Cocaine Kill You?

14
Mar

Can Cocaine Kill You?

March 14, 2022
Overdosing from cocaine can kill you. A person experiencing acute cocaine toxicity experiences dangerously high blood pressure, elevated heart rate, and may have a heart attack. While cocaine can cause damage to several organs, including the brain, the lethal effects are all connected to the heart and cardiovascular system. In addition, today’s cocaine is often...
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14
Mar

How Much Coke Does It Take to Overdose?

March 14, 2022
Since cocaine is an illegal drug that varies in purity, it is impossible to figure out how much cocaine it takes to overdose. However, with the recent rise in cocaine laced with fentanyl, even trivial amounts can lead to an overdose on coke.
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14
Mar

Can You Overdose on Cocaine?

March 14, 2022
It is possible to overdose on coke. Cocaine is a stimulant drug that increases heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration, and taking too much coke can have severe health consequences. Further, cocaine is frequently cut with fentanyl, a powerful opioid that often results in overdose upon first use. Both acute cocaine toxicity and laced coke overdoses...
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29
Oct

What are the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal?

October 29, 2021
Alcohol withdrawal causes excessive tremors, sweating, nausea, confusion, and dehydration. It can also escalate into DTs, serious withdrawal symptoms that can include seizures, paranoia, and hallucinations.
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29
Oct

How long do alcohol shakes last?

October 29, 2021
The duration of alcohol tremors can vary depending on each person and their drinking habits. Oftentimes they will go away within 72 hours, but in severe cases may last for up to 10 days after the last drink.
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29
Oct

Why do you shake after drinking?

October 29, 2021
Alcohol affects levels of the neurotransmitter GABA in the brain, which regulates fine motor control. When you drink, you disrupt normal levels of GABA, and while the brain tries to get back to normal, it sends out sudden signals that cause tremors in your hands.
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29
Oct

Why do alcoholics shake?

October 29, 2021
Alcohol changes how the brain works, and after a long period of drinking, the brain has trouble functioning without it. This causes alcohol shakes when people who drink often go too long without alcohol.
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28
Sep

What is carfentanil?

September 28, 2021
Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid similar to fentanyl, but much stronger. It is used primarily as an animal tranquilizer but has recently made its way into the illicit drug supply via the black market resulting in numerous overdose deaths.
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28
Sep

Is cocaine addictive?

September 28, 2021
Yes. Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant drug that acts by speeding up the central nervous system. Over time, cocaine use will change the chemistry in the brain resulting in tolerance and addiction.
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28
Sep

What is cocaine cut with?

September 28, 2021
In short, cocaine is cut with whatever the manufacturer and dealers want to add to it. This often includes substances that look like cocaine, such as baking soda, flour, cornstarch, and levamisole (cattle wormer). This is to dilute the product so that there is more to sell. Other cheaper drugs may also be added to...
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