Effect of cocaine on blood pressure and heart rate

Younus, Khan (2022-08-16)


The heart is an organ that serves as a pump to circulate the blood. The task of the heart is to pump enough blood to deliver a continuous supply of oxygen and other nutrients to the brain and the other vital organs. Many toxic agents such as cocaine can affect the heart performance. They can effect sympathetic tone, heart rate, blood pressure, myocardial contractility etc