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
Nicotine itself acts as both a stimulant and a depressant depending on the
dosage and the circumstances of absorption. Basically smoking a cigarette
Besides caffeine, the other stimulant widely ingested is the nicotine consumed in
smoking. Both caffeine and nicotine are classified as secondary stimulants ...
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
Nov 17, 2016 ... Nicotine is a potent naturally occurring alkaloid found in the nightshade family of
plants (Solanaceae) and a stimulant drug within the pyridine ...
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 ...
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.