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Explain How Cocaine And Alcohol Affect The Brain
Variable/dose relatd: Weed=small head and questionable learning issues. Cocaine= injures placental blood vessels and leads to premature delivery.Alcohol= forms formaldehyde as a breakdown product and has various toxic effects depending on the stage of pregnancy.!st trimester=altered facial structure and possible heart defect, later pregnancy injury to brain development. ...Read more
For alcohol it is: estimated to be 10-15 years, but I cannot find good statistics on cocaine. However, I suspect that for chronic long-term users of cocaine, it shaves even more time off ones life, because it is highly associated with heart attack, heart arrhythmias with sudden death, stroke and other debilitating side effects. I would guess that if alcohol is 10-15 years, Cocaine probably 15-20. ...Read more
Why are drugs like cocaine illegal? If caffeine and alcohol are used for there psychoactive effects. Why isn't cocaine in moderation legal too?
Read your history: Since the beginning of civilization, every human society has had its own particular customs, traditions & laws re what's "licit" & what's ILlicit. Not just psychoactive chemicals, but everything, e.g. marriage. The roots of what substances are legal & which aren't are not rational: they're social, cultural & historical. There are many books about this fascinating subject for the general reader. ...Read more
How long will cocaine metabolite be detectable in urine if alcohol is consumed without cocaine use for 8 days?
What happens if someone was injecting cocaine and ingesting alcohol, cocaethylene would be produced, right?
It depends: On what you are most addicted to. Most addicts find that they have a "drug of choice", and that is the one that is the hardest to quit. ...Read more
I woke up with a swollen finger this morning, its never happened to me before. The previous night i had been consuming alcohol and taking cocaine?
Probably trauma: related. While under the influence of alcohol and/or cocaine, a person could easily sustain an injury without being aware of the injury at the time. There is an old joke, that you can always tell if you had a good time the previous night if your fingers are sore in the morning (this is from people stepping on your fingers while you were passed out on the floor). Be careful! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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