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Cocaine Psychosis & Paranoia: Identify the Symptoms

Cocaine is a central nervous system stimulant drug that is processed from the leaves of the coca plant that grows in Central and South America. While most readers may identify cocaine...

The Cocaine Comedown: Binge Use, Withdrawal & Cocaine Recovery Tips

Cocaine is notorious as a powerful, addictive stimulant drug manufactured from the coca plant native to South America. In the 19thcentury, cocaine was used to treat a variety of ailments, but...

Using Cocaine as a Preworkout: Is It Safe?

Although cocaine is a Schedule II drug per the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), meaning that it is indicated for specific medical use, it is primarily abused as an intoxicating substance. This stimulant...

Drug Fueld Florida Commercial Fisherman Busted with 11+ Grams Cocaine

Earlier this month, a commercial fishing captain was arrested in a drug bust at a private home in Monroe County, Florida, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. The Drug...

How Serious is The Risk of Cocaine Dependence?

The use of the term substance dependence or drug dependence has taken on different meanings at different time periods, and this has led to some confusion regarding the use of the term dependence in...

Cocaine Tolerance and Decreased Effects: What to Do Now

Tolerance to a medication or illicit drug represents a very complex concept that consists of both physiological and psychological mechanisms. A basic definition of tolerance is simply the need to administer more...

Mixing Benzos and Cocaine – Is it Safe?

Cocaine is a dangerously addictive drug that acts as a stimulant, increasing heart rate and blood pressure, raising body temperature, helping to keep a person awake, and heightening alertness, focus, and...

Signs of a Cocaine Overdose

Although cocaine is a Schedule II drug, per the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), it is most famous as a powdery, white substance of abuse. It is a potent stimulant derived from...

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Cocaine Has Been in South Florida for Years

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials are reporting a sharp uptick in seizures of cocaine coming from Columbia into South Florida, some of the highest numbers they have seen in the...

United States Coast Guard Unloads 16 Tons of Cocaine at Port Everglades

As the debate continues on budget cuts and the importance of different programs and organizations funded by the government, the US Coast Guard is quietly continuing to do what they...

Cocaine Detox: How Long Is It in My System?

The detox process may vary depending on the type and severity of substance withdrawal being managed, as well as on the individual’s personal health. People with concerns about withdrawal and...

The Process of Cocaine Detox and Withdrawal

Supervised medical detox provides the safest form of recovery for a person struggling with physical dependence on a substance of abuse. During detox, use of an abusive substance stops, and...

Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Cocaine

Xanax and cocaine are considered relative opposites, with one being an upper and the other a downer. Individuals may take one or the other to counteract some of the negative...

Cocaine Abuse and Treatment Options

According to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 1.5 million people were currently using cocaine in 2014. Approximately 14.8 million people 12 and older have used cocaine at...

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