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Nicotine

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Nicotine is a potent parasympathomimetic alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) and is a stimulant drug. Nicotine is a nicotinic ...

Nicotine | Psychology Today

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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 ...

Nicotine

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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 ...

The reinforcing effects of nicotine and stimulant medication in the ...

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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 - PsychonautWiki

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Jul 1, 2016 ... Nicotine is a potent naturally occurring alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) and a stimulant drug within the pyridine ...

How Does Nicotine Act in the Brain? | NIDA for Teens

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Your brain is made up of billions of nerve cells. They communicate by releasing chemical messengers called neurotransmitters. Each neurotransmitter is like a ...

Stimulant Drugs - Caffeine and nicotine, Stimulants used for ...

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Besides caffeine, the other stimulant widely ingested is the nicotine consumed in smoking. Both caffeine and nicotine are classified as secondary stimulants ...

The effects of nicotine - HelpwithSmoking.com

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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 brain ...

Nicotine - Gwern.net

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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 ...

Nicotine - GINAD - drugs

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Nicotine is a stimulant found in the tobacco plant, and constitutes the main addictive ingredient of cigarettes. It is most often smoked, but can also be chewed or ...

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Nicotine Addiction 101 - WhyQuit

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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  ...

Is nicotine a stimulant or a depressant? | counselorssoapbox

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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: Facts, Effects, Nicotine Addiction - Medical News Today

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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.