Side Effects of Cocaine
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Cocaine Side Effects
Cocaine's side effects are numerous and potentially fatal in instances of overdose. Cocaine is a powerful stimulant that has immediate and long-term side effects to watch for.
Mild Side Effects include but are not limited to:cocaine side effects
  • Sniffing,
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Sneezing
  • Loss of Taste
  • Loss of smell
  • Bloody Nose (this can be a severe side effect indicative of overdose as well)
  • Congested Nasal Passages
  • Runny Nose
  • Sinus Headaches
Many of these mild side effects of cocaine are caused by using cocaine through the most common means which is to inhale it through the nose. "Sniffing" or "snorting" cocaine is damaging to the cartilage of the nose and the septum causing erosion of nose cartilage and possible nasal collapse and erosion of the septum.
Other cocaine side effects include but are not limited to:
  • Seizures
  • dilated pupils
  • faintness
  • lightheaded
  • increased heart beat
  • irregular heartbeat
  • difficulty urinating
  • increase in sweat production
  • numbness in hands, feet and arms
  • stomach cramps
  • shortness of breath
  • weak muscles
  • stomach pain
  • Shakiness
  • Fast or broken speech
  • Restlessness
  • Irritable
  • twitching
  • tremors
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • Paranoia

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