Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the Erythroxylon coca bush. Cocaine hydrochloride is the purified chemical isolated from the plant. Powder cocaine: Powder cocaine is commonly known as "coke" or "blow. Crack cocaine: Crack cocaine is commonly known as "crack" or "rock. Users primarily administer cocaine intranasally, orally, intravenously, or by inhalation.
There's a binary choice to make in response to the realization that you're getting older. You can either begin or intensify the contemplation of your own mortality; or you can invoke the only line of Dylan Thomas you can half-remember and start doing things that assert that you won't be shrugging on the cardigan of acquiescence anytime soon. For good or ill, as I barrel toward the big , I find myself in that latter category. That's why "chemsex" caught my attention. OK, so while I'm all about raging against the dying of the light, this all seems like a bit much.
Cocaine makes people do risky shit, and science has long tracked the increased risk of cocaine users contracting STIs. But the reason was never scientifically clear. A new, government-funded! In fact, the more cocaine in someone's system, the higher their sex drive, and the less likely they were to practice safe sex, according to Science Daily. Twelve regular cocaine users injected the drug orally—snorting or smoking could produce different results—and were tested with hypothetical sexual situations.