Nicotine is a potent parasympathomimetic alkaloid found in the nightshade family
of plants (Solanaceae) and is a stimulant drug. Nicotine is a nicotinic ...
Nicotine acts as both a stimulant and a sedative. Immediately after exposure to
nicotine, there is a "kick" caused in part by the drug's stimulation of the adrenal ...
Aug 4, 2012 ... Half the articles I read tell me that Nicotine is a depressant. The other half, just as
authoritatively, say it is a stimulant. It can't be both, can it?
Nicotine is a potent naturally occurring alkaloid found in the nightshade family of
plants (Solanaceae) and a stimulant drug within the pyridine chemcial class.
In high concentrations nicotine acts as a nerve poison and it is used in
insecticides. However, in small amounts, nicotine is a stimulant that enhances
Besides caffeine, the other stimulant widely ingested is the nicotine consumed in
smoking. Both caffeine and nicotine are classified as secondary stimulants ...
This finding is consistent with the known dual action of nicotine to stimulate or
depress neural activity and suggests a means of investigating the effects of other
Dec 2, 2013 ... Nicotine has strong mood altering effects and can act on the brain as both a
stimulant and a relaxant.
Dec 1, 2015 ... The side effects of nicotine can affect the heart, hormones and the
gastrointestinal system. Nicotine acts as both a sedative and a stimulant.
May 7, 2012 ... Nicotine in lower doses causes the excitation of the neurotransmitter
norepinephrine, giving the drug stimulant properties. Now I will state that, ...