In this Article
- What other names is Coca known by?
- What is Coca?
- How does Coca work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Coca.
Cocaine is UNSAFE and illegal for either medicinal or recreational self-use. Cocaine can cause hyperactivity, restlessness, excitement, migraine headaches, seizures, strokes, heart attacks, aneurysms, high blood pressure, and liver and kidney failure.
As little as 1/4 of a teaspoon of cocaine can be deadly. Cocaine is highly addictive.
Do not use coca if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have asthma.
- You have a heart condition or high blood pressure.
- You have a history of strokes or are at risk for strokes.
- You have a condition called plasma pseudocholinesterase deficiency (PPD).
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