What are the withdrawal symptoms for cocaine?

How quickly do the withdrawal symptoms for cocaine happen after you stop using? What is it like? How long will it last?

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Though the cocaine epidemic has slowed since the 1980's, many people still struggle with cocaine and crack addictions. Cocaine is most commonly snorted (inhaled) in "lines", but users can also inject or smoke it. Crack is most commonly smoked, using a crack pipe or by freebasing. Cocaine is a stimulant and an anesthetic. It was traditionally used in dental practices because of its ability to numb the mouth for short periods of time. Cocaine bought on the street may not always be pure and runs the risk of being laced with mystery substances like baking soda.

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cocaine

Cocaine

Cocaine (benzoylmethylecgonine) is a stimulant drug produced from the coca plant, most commonly available in fine white powder or crushable clumps, called "rocks".

cocaine-addiction

Cocaine Addiction

Chronic cocaine use can create dependencies that are difficult to reverse. Withdrawal is common for those quitting after regular use.

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Cocaine Detox

Many addicts choose to use the help of medical professionals, like a cocaine detox program at a treatment center, when stopping cocaine use.

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Cocaine Abuse

Chronic cocaine abuse is sure to cause withdrawal symptoms when use is ceased.

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