and crank demonstrate similar characteristics, while being completely
different in many ways. Cocaine
that is more expensive provides a “high” that lasts less than its twin
cousin crank. Both drugs can be
ingested through inhaling, smoking, and intravenously.
Each drug is highly addictive and the “user” can prefer the drug to
food, sex, work, and social functioning.
The main problem with both of these drugs is they are psychologically
and physically addicting.
These drugs knock out the
central nervous system. Cocaine
is so powerful that it has the ability to communicate to the heart that it is
not beating fast enough resulting in the heart blowing up.
It is also able to do exactly the opposite where it tells the heart it
is beating too fast, and the result is cardiac arrest.
I call these drugs
“repeater” drugs. The reason
I have nicknamed them this is the fact that the user has to use the drug over
and over again to reach the same effect.
What the user does not understand is this effect is: