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Nicotine - Wikipedia

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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  ...

What Is Nicotine And What Does It Do To You? - Quit Smoking

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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 ...

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 - Help with Smoking

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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 - PsychonautWiki

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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

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.

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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

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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 All Bad? - Scientific American

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Like many people, Daniel believes nicotine gum is far less harmful for him than smoking. ... It's a stimulant, which raises the heart rate and increases the speed of  ...