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Cocaine & Crack
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Coke; Crack; Blow; Snow; Nose Candy
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Euphoric Stimulant
CHEMICAL NAME
benzoylmethyl ecgonine
DESCRIPTION
Cocaine is a common stimulant derived from the Erythroxylum coca plant. It is best known for its massive popularity in powdered and freebase (crack) forms.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY
Levamisole Update: Jan 2014: Researchers show that in invertebrates levamisole appears to synergize with cocaine, increasing effects. This could provide an explanation for why so much of the cocaine is contaminated with levamisole.

Warning: Since 2009, cocaine cut with levamisole (a veterinary and human dewormer) has been increasingly reported and has resulted in numerous hospitalizations and a few deaths across the United States. The DEA reports that as much as 1/3 of all cocaine in the U.S. is tainted.