Abuse Cocaine Complications
Complications of cocaine abuse include:
Abuse Cocaine Long Term
Long term complications of cocaine abuse include:
Abuse Cocaine with Alcohol
Combining cocaine and alcohol is a common cause of drug-related death. Taken in combination, the two drugs are converted by the body to a chemical called cocaethylene. Cocaethylene has a longer duration of action in the brain and is more toxic than either drug alone.
Abuse Cocaine with Pregnancy
Complications of cocaine abuse during pregnancy include:
- Women who use cocaine during pregnancy give birth to babies prematurely.
- The children born to cocaine-addicted mothers are often underweight.
Continue to Abuse Cocaine Underlying Cause
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