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