Medical consequences of cocaine.

  title={Medical consequences of cocaine.},
  author={J. D. M. Gray},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  pages={1975-6, 1979-81}
  • J. D. M. Gray
  • Published 1993 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
Cocaine use among middle-class North Americans increased dramatically during the 1980s. Medical complications involve almost every organ system and are produced by intense vasoconstriction. Managing cocaine-induced disease requires careful identification and the use of alpha-adrenergic blocking agents, in addition to standard therapy and referral to specialists to manage cocaine withdrawal. 

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