Stimulants produce many different effects beyond the brain. We discuss the effects of cocaine and amphetamines together, because in practice their measurable effects are identical.
Month: March 2019
Stimulating drugs can be introduced into the body and absorbed in different ways, and accordingly have different strength and duration of action. Cocaine, amphetamines and
It is said that those who do not learn from mistakes are doomed to repeat them. In the case of cocaine, this is true. Why
After Harrison’s law, cocaine consumption in America began to decline, but a new stimulant, amphetamine, soon appeared on the scene. This is a class of
The further history of cocaine is very curious. It was attended by one young Viennese doctor who needed some kind of discovery to gain recognition.
Drug use dates back to prehistoric times. The Incas, who lived on the territory of modern Peru and Bolivia, apparently adopted the custom of chewing
High in the Andes Mountains of Peru and Bolivia, a low shrub grows, which is called a tree or coca bush (Eryhoxylum coca). From the
One of the most outstanding achievements in neurology was the discovery in the 70s of the neural mechanism of action of opiates. Research on this