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What are the dangers of cocaine? Is the effect different for women?

What are the dangers of cocaine? Is the effect different for women?

Many, and the same: Cocaine increases heart rate and blood pressure, and can cause stroke and heart attacks, heart arrhythmias and chest pain. It can precipitate psychotic behaviors (hallucinations, paranoia, delusions) and increases aggression and violence. It damages the nose when snorted, the lungs when smoked, and if used IV is associated with spreading/catching aids, hepatitis and other infections. Same in both. ...Read more

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What are some of the long term effects of being born addicted to drugs?

What are some of the long term effects of being born addicted to drugs?

Developmental and : Cognitive problems. Children born addicted often have learning issues, and are at higher risk for add/adhd emotional issues. Many do just fine with good nutrition and therapies early on when any issues surface. ...Read more

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Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use?#nqlu i've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine. Will long-term use (10 years s

Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use?#nqlu i've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine.  Will long-term use (10 years s

They aren't the same: Small differences in the molecules can make all the difference in the world. The is one carbon atom difference between beverage alcohol and wood alcohol, and one will cause you to go blind and can kill you with a single drink, and the other one doesn't. When taken as prescribed and monitored for side effects, adderal has been shown to be safe. Some docs give people holidays (weekends, holidays)off. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a hysterectomy?

What are the effects of a hysterectomy?

Stop bleeding: If you have a hysterectomy and your doctor removes your uterus and cervix, you will definitely stop having periods. Depending on your situation, ovaries are usually left in in a 37 year old. If there is cancer, that is a different situation. Hysterectomies can be done through an open incision or "minimally invasively" with a robot. The main factor is often size. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effect of drugs used in the past for obesity?

What are the adverse effect of drugs used in the past for obesity?

Many: Lung artery high pressure is one of them walk walk walk fruit veg salad fish. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of cocaine?

Addiction: Cocaine is a very addictive drug. The only legitimate use is as a nasal anesthetic for some types of surgery. Recreationally it is inhaled as powder or smoked in the form of a rock aka crack. It increases dopamine levels in the brain which can cause paranoia or other psychotic symptoms. Peripherally it is a very powerful vasoconstrictor and can cause very serious heart problems among other things ...Read more

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What are the effects of using heroin?

What are the effects of using heroin?

Too many to count: Pure pharmaceutical heroin does what any other opioid would do - reduce pain, produce sedation and euphoria, and if the dose is too high - cause stupor, coma and ultimately respiratory failure and death. However, heroin found in US is NOT pure or sterile, and contaminants and unsterile use (with needle/works sharing) result in infections like hep B/C, AIDS, as well as severe addiction/dependency. ...Read more

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What is the name of the medications that are bad for the kidney?

What is the name of the medications that   are bad for the kidney?

Most common:: Some medications have an elevated risk for harming the kidneys. In the worst case, the drug causes kidney failure, while in other cases, the kidneys are damaged, but don't fail. The most common nephrotoxic drugs are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids ) , some antibiotics, some painkillers, radiocontrast dye and diuretic overuse. ...Read more

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What are the most common the negative effects of smoking with asthma?

What are the most common the negative effects of smoking with asthma?

Asthma: Asthma can be a very serious disease. It it's the result of chronic inflammation in the lungs. Smoking is probably the worst thing someone with asthma can do. There are medications to improve the inflammation of asthma, but smoking puts more fuel on the fire, making the meds less effective. ...Read more

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What are the effects of coke the drug you snort?

What are the effects of coke the drug you snort?

I don't....: ...Snort that crap. The effect is death, my dear, a broken life followed by a miserable death. Don't even get close to that stuff, please! ...Read more

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What are the effects of marijuana?

What are the effects of marijuana?

Many bad ones: Mj impacts the efficiency of cognitive neurons in the frontal lobes taking away logic and judgment. This occurs during acute intoxication and chronically. If you haven't used this dangerous drug, then don't start. Mj use has been connected to increased risk for schizophrenia in many studies. Hanging out with friends who use is a mistake. ...Read more

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What are the three most immediate effects of smoking?

What are the three most immediate effects of smoking?

Don't smoke: There are more, but here are three: bad breath, increased blood pressure, increased heart rate. There is no safe level of tobacco use. ...Read more

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What are all of the short-term effects of heroin use?

What are all of the short-term effects of heroin use?

All Bad...: There are no upsides to heroin use/abuse! whatever effects you are experiencing(and they are varied depending upon the individual and include euphoria, change in mental status, cardiometabolic changes up to and including death!) i would advise you to stop using! no good can come of it! ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of heroin?

What are the negative effects of heroin?

Where to start?: Heroin, if a pure pharmaceutical (as in England) administered with sterile precautions, has same side effects as any other opioid - constipation, respiratory depression if excessive, and producing physical dependency - withdrawal if stopped abruptly. However, non-sterile injected heroin can cause OD, abscesses in skin, brain, lung, bone & heart valves, pulmonary edema and kidney failure, HIV, hep ...Read more

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What is the general effects of cocaine use?

What is the general effects of cocaine use?

Cocaine: Crack is stimulant, so hyper arousal ; agitation, changes in pupil size with increased metabolism are common. ...Read more

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What are the effects of methylmorphine?

What are the effects of methylmorphine?

Methylmorphine: Methylmorphine is also known as codeine. Codeine can have pain relieving and cough suppressant effects. It can also have the similar side effects as other opiate medications. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of venlafaxime? And how potent is the 150mg dosage of it? In terms of brain sedative effects

What are the side effects of venlafaxime? And how potent is the 150mg dosage of it? In terms of brain sedative effects

Venlafaxine s.e.: Side effects in more than 10% of people include headache, nausea, insomnia, general weakness, dizziness, ejaculation problems, sleepiness, dry mouth and sweating. Side effects in 1-10% of people include anorexia, constipation, nervousness, visual abnormality, anorgasmia, high blood pressure, impotence, tremors, vomiting, and weight changes. 150mg may be potent dose in terms of sedative effect. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is are the risks from the drug lsd and the effects, etc.?

I'm wondering what is are the risks from the drug lsd and the effects, etc.?

Other than bad trips: I have seen horrific psychoses that were really bizarre and in very young people confined to the back wards of the state hospital. I have seen it worsen dissociative disorders, cause and worsen ptsd, cause and worsen depression and anxiety disorders. As an emergency room psychiatrist working in the drug ridden neighbor hood of chicago in the early 1980s i saw this and much more. Have also seen people have trails years after the use of lsd. This can cause much distress for some people.It is very important that you not mess with your sanity with this drug. ...Read more