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Overdoses of cocaine

Did you know that…..

Overdoses of cocaine produces tremors, convulsion and delirium ?

Death may be due to cardiovascular collapse or respiratory failure.

Cocaine can be used injected, inhaled, or smoked.

There was not abstinence syndrome when the drug is withdrawn.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens is a disorder resulting from the effect of alcohol on the brain. The signs of the delirium are : convulsion, amnesia, confusion, disorientation and visual hallucinations.

These typical hallucinations are terrifying to the patient. They are usually animals that appear horrible and extremely small ( Lilliputian hallucinations ).

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, MD)

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