“Smoking, alcohol and drugs destroy the family, raise the cost of health care, overwhelm the educational, criminal procedure and social systems of the nation and
Category: Painkillers and other drug
Before finishing the historical consideration of the subject, one should pay attention to the interesting and long-standing relationship between the use of psychoactive substances as
Drugs are familiar to people for several thousand years. They were consumed by people of different cultures, for different purposes: during religious ceremonies, to recuperate,
If stimulants are taken for a long time and regularly, new problems arise. One of them is the development of tolerance to the drug, and
At high doses of stimulants, a characteristic psychosis is observed. Laboratory studies, when volunteers take amphetamines, cocaine, phenmethrazine (Preludin) or methylphenidates (Ritalin), confirm this. Such
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.
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.