Navigation Links
Sensations Generated By Cocaine And Methamphetamine Abuse Are Not Same.

Investigators from UCLA had found that the there is a marked difference between the sensations generated by cocaine and methamphetamine use in onset, pattern and duration of their “highs”. //

The study shows that subjective, or self-reported, responses to cocaine peak and decline more rapidly than those of methamphetamine. Cardiovascular responses to the two stimulants are similar at onset but responses to cocaine decline more rapidly.

The study was published in the journal Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior.

Researchers said that these differences help explain patterns of use by addicts. Methamphetamine users, for instance, report using the drug daily throughout each day, while cocaine users typically engage in binges that occur most often in the evening.

In addition, the study results may impact development of medication treatments for addiction to these two very different stimulants.

The study examined the onset, pattern and duration of the response to cocaine in 14 cocaine dependent volunteers and the response to methamphetamine in 11 methamphetamine dependent volunteers. None of the volunteers were seeking treatment.

Study volunteers reported subjective effects using a sliding rating scale ranging from 0, or “no drug effect,” to 100, “most drug effect ever.” Ratings were obtained just prior to administration of the drug and at regular intervals for 30 minutes following administration.

Heart rate and blood pressures were assessed using an automated device just prior to administration of the drug and at regular intervals for 60 minutes following administration.

Source: Newwise
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Visual Awareness Is Generated At the Back Of The Brain
2. Medications to Prevent Relapse to Cocaine Use
3. Ritalin May Lower Cocaine Abuse
4. Lethal Heart Condition linked To Cocaine Use
5. Cocaine may cause aneurysms for the coronart artery
6. Regular Use Of Cocaine Can Impair Brain Functions
7. Brain of Cocaine Addicts Smaller In Size
8. Cocaine Kates Lover Wants to Kick his Drug Habit
9. Cocaine Acts As Suppressant Not Stimulant In Genetically Altered Mice
10. One Nigerian Cocaine Pedellar Nabbed
11. UN Sounds Alarm Over Rising Cocaine Consumption In Europe
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind ... able to be personalized through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the ... solutions currently only offer a one size fits all type program , They ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes ... important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a ... new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a ... occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new ... the facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. ... from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating ... one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that ... PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for ... clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in the ... risk assessment and management. PCT is a ... in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , , , WHEN: ... , , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with ... , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice ... Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... industry is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- The vast majority of dialysis patients currently receive ... usually 3 times a week, with treatment times averaging ... equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen can be ... who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly dialysis patients ... for some duration of time. Residents in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: