Symptoms can be both physical and mental and may include heavier sweating due to increased body temperature, dilated pupils as well as an increased heart rate. After taking cocaine, a user can expect any of the above mentioned effects to last for a few minutes to more than an hour.
The risk of cocaine dependence happens quickly after only a few sessions, as it directly effects the reward pathway of a person's brain. Continued cocaine abuse comes with the increased chance of blood infection, heart attack, stroke as well as breathing problems if smoked. People that smoke cigarettes as well tend to smoke almost continuously in an unconscious attempt to slow themselves down. Many cocaine addicts also smoke marijuana and take Valium and/or Diazepam to help them to come down.
It soon becomes evident that after several cocaine sessions that users begin to feel both physically and mentally tired and now find it difficult to experience what they once took pleasure in. The brain is always trying to get to that first high that was experience in the beginning.
Even if you were to have pure cocaine (which you’ll never get) and continued to use that same quality over and over, your brain will need it to be even stronger in order to get the same effect.
Coke is well known for increasing sexual promiscuity and by all accounts it is evident that cocaine incites sexual immorality