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It's Friday. Boggle your brain with FFFF challenge and some old fashioned trivia. Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 287
Cocaine is a classic sympathomimetic, used by the Incas as an appetite suppressant and noted for its analgesic properties we now use it medically as a local anaesthetic (Sodium channel blockade of the nerves).
The toxico-mythology of 'unopposed alpha stimulation' and the contra-indication of beta-blockers in the treatment of cocaine, amphetamine and other stimulant toxicity. Down with dogma!
Cocaine is a recreational drug with sympathomimetic effects in additional to being a sodium channel blocker. Cocaine can induce acute coronary syndromes through vasoconstriction, atheroma rupture and/ or dissection
Cocaine Toxicity potentially life-threatening sympathomimetic syndrome with sodium channel blockade.
Cocaine Toxicity and Obstetrics: