Cocaine is a highly addictive drug extracted from the South American cocoa plant leaves. Dealers often dilute the substance with cornstarch, talcum powder, sugar, or with other stimulants like Amphetamines. This powerful drug stimulates the central nervous system, which increases heart rate and blood pressure. Users experience a high and an energetic feeling of euphoria. Cocaine is primarily snorted and its use can lead to acute cardiovascular or cerebrovascular emergencies, which can result in sudden death.
Cocaine addiction can quickly and easily take over with continued use. For those dealing with Cocaine addiction, the best help is a treatment facility that offers a Cocaine detox, as well as long-term residential care.
Street names for Cocaine include “Coke,” “C,” “Snow,” “Flake,” and “Blow.” On the street, it is typically sold in white crystalline form and is a mixture of pure Cocaine and other substances like flour, sugar or local anesthetics. It can be smoked, snorted or injected.
Cocaine addiction carries serious consequences, with side effects and risks that can be devastating. These include:
For those patients who require Cocaine detox, the withdrawal symptoms will vary based on the length and intensity of the drug usage, as well as the individual’s body. Professional, medically supervised detox is important, because symptoms can be intense and painful. Those in detox may experience:
Our Cocaine rehab services provide long-term recovery. Our staff of highly-trained addiction specialists, clinicians and therapists monitor detox clients for safety and support. Following detox, our customized treatment approaches have been proven to be effective for Cocaine addiction clients.
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