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 ...
Aside from enhancing dopamine flow, nicotine is a central nervous system
stimulant. As such, it activates the body's fight or flight response. This results in an
The action of nicotine in the body is very complicated. It is a mild stimulant which
has an effect upon the heart and brain. It stimulates the central nervous system ...
Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Feb;8(1):37-47. The reinforcing effects of nicotine and
stimulant medication in the everyday lives of adult smokers with ADHD: A ...
Aug 4, 2012 ... Half the articles I read tell me that Nicotine is a depressant. The other half, just as
authoritatively, says it is a stimulant. It can't be both, can it?
Besides caffeine, the other stimulant widely ingested is the nicotine consumed in
smoking. Both caffeine and nicotine are classified as secondary stimulants ...
May 9, 2011 ... One of the reasons tobacco became so popular in the 1600s, along with tea &
coffee (for their caffeine), was that nicotine is a powerful stimulant ...
Dec 2, 2013 ... Nicotine has strong mood altering effects and can act on the brain as both a
stimulant and a relaxant.
Sep 15, 2014 ... Nicotine is both a sedative and a stimulant. When our bodies are exposed to
nicotine, we experience a "kick"- this is partly caused by nicotine's ...