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How much time will symptoms of a cocaine overdose last?

How much time will symptoms of a cocaine overdose last?

Highly variable: If it proves to be fatal, it essentially lasts forever. Cocaine is a short-acting drug, which is present in the bloodstream and brain for 10-15 minutes after a single dose, which is why people who smoke, snort or inject cocaine may do it 3 or 4 times per hour. However, it has metabolites that can last longer, in particular in people who drink alcohol with it. The ill effects can last many hours. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of some one on cocaine.?

What are some of the symptoms of some one on cocaine.?

Behavior changes: Someone might be using if they show some of the following: they seem more energetic, loud, funny and excited when they are normally more reserved. They may have a runny nose, they touch their nose often and excuse themselves to go to the restroom frequently. Cocaine is a very "selfish" drug, and users need to "top up" a lot, leading to frequent "disappearances" in social settings. ...Read more

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How do I cope with withdraw symptoms of cocaine ?

See a doctor: your condition is too isky to help you in few senteces go and see a doctor they willl help you and guide you you should not do this on your own ...Read more

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What happens once you have cocaine overdose?

What happens once you have cocaine overdose?

Cocaine: There really is no safe dosage of Cocaine as adverse effects can happen at any dose. It is a nervous system and cardiovascular stimulant. It can cause seizures, high blood pressure and racing pulse. These effects sometimes cause strokes or heart attack. There are mental changes akin to paranoia or hallucinations. ...Read more

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Cocaine overdose-- is there anyway I can get him to feel better soon?

Seek medical help: If he has symptoms related to a Cocaine overdose, this can be life threatening. Chest pain, headache, rapid heart beat, trouble breathing, palpitations, passing out, confusion, seizures, increased temperature, stroke, kidney failure, and more are all possible. Many of these are common. Cocaine can also be laced with something else. Call 911 so he can be treated enroute to the ed also. ...Read more

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How do you help someone when they think they are having a cocaine overdose?

How do you help someone when they think they are having a cocaine overdose?

ER & mutual support: Take the addict to an emergency room, then take yourself to a mutual support group like al-anon or nar-anon to examine your role in being involved with the addiction of another person. ...Read more

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What does cocaine overdose feel like?

Up, then down: Cocaine overdose is excessive stimulation of heart rate, blood pressure, thinking patterns (hyperalertness, paranoia), sweating, flushing, fever, stroke, death. If one doesn't die from the od, then whatever goes up must come down--crash. This is a severe, often long-lasting depression both emotionally and physically. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cocaine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: cocaine overdose?

Bad situation: Cocaine at any dose could create significant cardiovascular risk, and a definite death threat. Many celebrities have died secondary to Cocaine abuse. This is not a safe drug if not used under a doctor's attention. Strokes have also occurred. Cocaine is not glamorous or fun in the end, and the risk far out-ways the high. Stay away from this stuff now. ...Read more

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