What is Cocaine?

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Cocaine For Sale, molecularly known as C17H21NO4, is a stimulant, psychoactive, and extremely addictive substance. Its street price is typically based on its appearance as a fine white crystal powder. The hydrochloride salt powder is available in two convenient forms: snorted or dissolved in water for injection. In the United States, using any kind of drug for recreational purposes is against the law.

Crack Cocaine For Sale, After processing, the hydrochloride salt is removed from cocaine, leaving freebase. Powders in this “freebase” form are not soluble in water, but their lower melting points make them suitable for smoking. Because of its high flammability and volatility, diethyl ether—which is used to process freebase—often causes lab explosions and physical harm like burns. Due to the rapid euphoria and subsequent use, it can be highly addictive and produces a significantly stronger “rush” than snorting the drug.

Crack For Sale, An additional kind of cocaine, known as crack (“crack”), is ground into a rock using baking soda and may have a high level of impurities. The “crack” sound is the result of heating it just before smoking, and the name comes from that. Crack, widely regarded as the most addictive kind of cocaine, saw an upsurge in American usage in the mid-1980s. Crack appears as tiny, amorphous pieces (or “rocks”) of a white substance.

Where does cocaine come from?

Cocaine originates from coca leaves, and has been used for centuries in a variety of cultural applications. The pure drug is extracted from the Erythroxylon coca bush, found primarily in the South American countries of Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia. Coca-leaf infusions or teas have been used to combat altitude sickness and boost energy in many native tribes of South America.

The early use was not just limited to South American countries. In the U.S., it was found as an active ingredient in many elixirs and tonics used in the early 1900’s and was even found in Coca-Cola products at that time.

Is cocaine dangerous?

Yes, illicit cocaine use can be extremely dangerous and deadly. The immediate physical effects of cocaine use include constricted blood vessels, dilated pupils, nausea, restlessness and increased body temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure.

Health complications of cocaine include:

  • disturbances in heart rhythm
  • headaches
  • chest pain
  • respiratory (breathing) failure
  • stroke
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • heart attack
  • seizures

The various means of using this illicit drug can produce different adverse reactions:

  • Snorting the powder can lead to loss of the sense of smell, nosebleeds, problems with swallowing, hoarseness, nasal cavity erosion and a chronically runny nose.
  • Ingesting the powder can cause severe bowel gangrene (tissue death) due to reduced blood flow.
  • Injecting the drug can lead to severe allergic reactions and, as with all IV drug users, an increased risk for contracting HIV, viral hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases.
  • Smoking crack can lead to lung disease like asthma and infections such as pneumonia

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