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Can you build up a tolerance to cocaine

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Narcotics give "tolerance". That means that sooner or later to experience the same effect the dosis required is going to be higher.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: The more Cocaine you use, the more Cocaine you want. In the course of a Cocaine binge, it takes more and more Cocaine to squeeze out less and less do ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Most drugs of abuse tend to cause tolerance.The amount you need to take to feel good increases, but the amount that can kill you remains about the sam ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: It's called abuse leading to habituation equals addiction.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
CERTAINLY NOT !: Addiction can occur in vulnerable people after the first use and result in severe physical and mental problems !
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Professional rehab: Cocaine is difficult to stop. The best way is to get into a rehab program.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
Cocaine: Synthetic Cocaine is a drug made from artificial/man made chemicals. Cocaine whether made from rhe "coca plant" or man made chemicals is dangerous for ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cocaine: Crack is stimulant, so hyper arousal ; agitation, changes in pupil size with increased metabolism are common.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Sadly, Cocaine (or the pursuit of cocaine) has the potential to make anyone act violently. The people the violence is targeted at are often the peopl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Counseling and 12-step meetings to start. Of course, you need to be motivated. Certain meds like baclofen, antabuse, bromocriptine, Chantix (in smo ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cocaine: Crack is stimulant, so hyper arousal ; agitation, changes in pupil size with increased metabolism are common.

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