Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug. One use may be enough to cause a strong desire to get high again, in order to repeat the memories of euphoria from the first use.
The immediate effects are:
Its side effects include:
There are commonly severe social and vocational consequences to include; instability in job or employment, decrease in ability to perform previously mastered skills, isolation or exclusiveness to groups of fellow drug abusers, and increased likelihood to commit criminal