Cocaine harmful side effects

Physical and Psychological Effects of Substance Use Handout

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

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September 22nd,2019

20 SPECIFIC DRUGS AND THEIR EFFECTS - Monroe County

serious side effects of naloxone are very rare. the most common side effect is opioid withdrawal, since naloxone ejects the opioids from their receptors in the brain. the risk of withdrawal increases with larger doses of naloxone as well as the strength of a person’s drug dependency. Common opioid withdrawal symptoms include aches,

September 22nd,2019

Cocaine: Short and Long-Term Side-Effects & Treatment of Ad…

persons who support illegalizing drugs usually emphasize only the harmful effects of drug use while largely ignoring the serious costs of such policies. By exclusively relating the other side of the story, this Article is intended to inject some balance into the normal debate. The harmful side-effects of drug laws have long been noted by a ...

September 22nd,2019

The Harmful Side Effects of Drug Prohibition

The Major Stimulants: Cocaine Side Effects • Powerful burst of energy • General sense of well‐being • Heart rate and respiration are increased • Appetite is diminished • Blood vessels constrict and blood pressure is increased • Pupils are dilated • Continuously stuffy or runny nose • …

September 22nd,2019

Understanding the mental health effects of recreational ...

person with sickle cell disease. Many of them have side effects that can worsen the symptoms of the disease. Even prescription drugs can be harmful if they are not taken as prescribed by the doctor. There are many types of street drugs. This brochure will discuss marijuana, cocaine, and crack, and the effects these drugs have on

September 22nd,2019

National Drug Enforcement Policy Board Report to Congress on

from the director: Cocaine abuse and addiction continue to plague our Nation. In 2008, almost 15 percent of Americans had tried cocaine, with 6 percent having tried it by their senior year of high school. Recent dis-coveries about the inner workings of the brain and the harmful effects of cocaine offer us unprecedented opportunities for

September 22nd,2019

CASE REPORTS Cocaine/heroin induced rhabdomyolysis and ...

Harmful Effects The documented physical, psychological and social side-effects associated with the recent, widespread abuse of crack cocaine support Dr. Washton's assertion that crack is "the user's nightmare." Crack affects the human body in several ways. Within the central nervous system, crack triggers an explosive

September 22nd,2019

Physical and Psychological Effects of Substance Use Handout

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

September 22nd,2019

Naloxone: Frequently Asked NaLoo N eIN fooRg Questions

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 ...

September 22nd,2019

from the director: Cocaine - Drug Information | NIDA for Teens

SPECIFIC DRUGS AND THEIR EFFECTS ALCOHOL Beer, wine, liquor, cooler, malt liquor, booze Orally ... Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug. Heavy use can produce hallucinations, in-somnia, paranoia, aggression, depression. ... than 70 potentially harmful side effects. MARIJUANA/HASH Weed, pot, reefer, grass, dope, ganja,

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