Cocaine harmful side effects

November 20th,2019

CASE REPORTS Cocaine/heroin induced rhabdomyolysis and …

rhabdomyolysis in relation to cocaine and heroin overdose, and to check the urine for myoglobin. It follows that hyperka-laemia should be considered as a probable concomitant and treated appropriately. Naloxone is an effective opioid antidote that is not without harmful side effects.3 This patient had injected heroin and

November 20th,2019

The Effects of Drugs - SAGE Publications

The Effects of Drugs Part I A s noted in Chapter 1, the use of substances for their consciousness-altering effects is ubiquitous in human history. There is evidence that psychoactive plants such as ephedra were used by Neanderthal man as far back as 50,000 years ago (Merlin, 2003), and all civili-zations that have had access to these

November 20th,2019

COCAINE - mhc.wa.gov.au

cocaine to get them going in the day and tranquillisers each night to go to sleep. This kind of dependence can lead to a variety of very serious physical and psychological problems. Using more than one drug on any one occasion (poly-drug use) increases the risk of complications and serious side effects. An example is the use of cocaine and then

November 20th,2019

Understanding the mental health effects of recreational drugs and ...

Understanding the mental health effects of recreational drugs and alcohol Remember: • you will not necessarily experience these effects • someone showing symptoms like this will not necessarily be taking drugs – there may well be other causes • all these drugs can also cause physical side effects, some of which can be unpleasant or ...

November 20th,2019

D ’ S Till Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough?

D ’ S Till Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough? Drugs and Their Modifying Effects on the Human Body Ryan D. Wynne, Ph.D Lehigh University BioS 10 Bioscience in the 21st Century September 10, 2010 . Outline I. Overview of Drugs I. Classification II. Facts and Figures III. Systems Affected II.Cocaine I. How it works II. Side effects III. Amphetamines I. How it works II. Side effects IV. Heroin I. How It works II. Side effects …

November 20th,2019

Understanding the mental health effects of street drugs ... - Mind

Understanding the mental health effects of street drugs Amphetamines; methylamphetamine (crystal meth) The effects of crystal meth are similar to crack cocaine, but they last longer. For more information, see ‘Crack cocaine’ on p.12. If you have experience of a mental health problem, you are more likely to experience negative effects.

November 20th,2019

DRUG USE - Diabetes Australia

Page 6 Drug use and type 1 diabetes Cocaine Type: Stimulant Cocaine is a highly addictive drug. Cocaine constricts blood vessels and increases blood pressure adding to the increased risk of heart attack and stroke that people with diabetes already face. Effects of the drug may include: • increased blood flow and changed eating habits