Categories: Intoxicants and Sun Strokes
The drug is taken as a snuff, hypodermically, or in sprays
and often the habit is formed when given as sprays, etc., in disease.
Symptoms. Large doses cause great excitement, sometimes convulsions,
followed by weak heart and respiratory weakness, general prostration,
convulsions and coma.
The cocaine habit causes emaciation, anemia, disturbances of the stomach,
etc., disordered heart action, weakness of the body and mind, nervous and
Treatment. Same as for the morphine habit.