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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 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  ...

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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Jun 13, 2016 ... Nicotine is a potent naturally occurring alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) and a stimulant drug within the pyridine ...

Nicotine Effects - News Medical

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Dec 2, 2013 ... Nicotine has strong mood altering effects and can act on the brain as both a stimulant and a relaxant.

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 ...

What Is Nicotine And What Does It Do To You? - Quitter's Guide

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Nicotine itself acts as both a stimulant and a depressant depending on the dosage and the circumstances of absorption. Basically smoking a cigarette quickly ...

Nicotine and the Brain - How Nicotine Works | HowStuffWorks

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Nicotine and the Brain - The addictive buzz of nicotine is only a small part of the picture. Get the scoop on how nicotine works in the human body.

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

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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 ...

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?

Stimulant and depressant effects of cigarette smoking on brain ...

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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  ...