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What is Cocaine ?

Cocaine: Cocaine is considered amongst the strong stimulant and comes in a form of a fine white or off-white powder that acts as a powerful stimulant. It is extracted from the leaves of the coca plant. On the street, it can be diluted or “cut” with other substances to increase the quantity.

What are the risks associated with cocaine use?

Loss of appetite, faster breathing and increased body temperature and heart rate. Excessive doses of cocaine may lead to convulsions, seizures, stroke, cerebral hemorrhage or heart failure. Other risks, regardless of how the drug is taken, include strong psychological dependence, malnutrition, weight loss, disorientation, apathy and a state similar to paranoid psychosis.