Cocaine

(Crack) Cocaine is a sympathomimetic substance with CNS-stimulating effects and euphoric properties. High doses can lead to panic, schizophrenia-like symptoms, seizures, hyperthermia, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, stroke, aortic dissection, intestinal ischemia and Myokardinfakrt. Of intoxication is countered by supportive treatment, u. a. with i.v. Administration of benzodiazepines (when energized, hypertension, and convulsions) and cooling measures (for hyperthermia). The withdrawal is manifested primarily as depression, impaired concentration and drowsiness. Most consumers take…

September 3, 2018
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