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Nicotine is a potent parasympathomimetic alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants ... Nicotine's addictive nature includes psychoactive effects, drug- reinforced behavior, compulsive use...

Drug Classifications - Treatment4Addiction


Drug Information & Types such as Stimulants, Depressants, Club Drugs, ... Nicotine and tobacco · Crack and Cocaine · Methamphetamine · OxyContin (a ...



Nicotine. Nicotine is the drug found in tobacco which vaporises into smoke when tobacco leaves are burnt. In its pure form it is a rapid acting, extremely toxic ...

Nicotine Use for Smoking Cessation - Drugs.com


Nicotine in medical products is used as an aid in smoking cessation by reducing withdrawal symptoms. Includes nictotine side effects, interactions and ...

Tobacco - Drug Prevention & Alcohol Facts - DrugInfo


The main chemical in tobacco is nicotine, which is a stimulant drug that speeds up the messages ... It's important to be careful when taking any type of drug.

Tobacco & Nicotine - Above the Influence


What It Means. Living Above: Types of Influence ... Tobacco is a carrier for the highly addictive drug nicotine. ... Nicotine is the main drug in all forms of tobacco.

DrugBank: Nicotine


Jun 13, 2005 ... Mechanism of action, Nicotine is a stimulant drug that acts as an agonist at ..... Kind: Protein; Organism: Human; Pharmacological action: yes ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Types of drug


There are different types of drugs, and these have different effects on the body. Tobacco and ... stimulant, increases brain activity, nicotine, caffeine, ecstasy ...

Nicotine: Facts, Effects, Nicotine Addiction - Medical News Today


Dec 1, 2015 ... Nicotine is a nitrogen-containing chemical made by several types of ... A study carried out at the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that ...

Common Drugs and Medications to Treat Nicotine Addiction - WebMD

www.webmd.com/drugs/search.aspx?stype=condition&query=Nicotine Addiction

WebMD provides a list of common medications used to treat Nicotine Addiction. ... Below is a list of common medications used to treat or reduce the symptoms of Nicotine Addiction. Follow the links to read ... Which kind is right for you?

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Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products - National Institute on Drug ...


May 5, 2016 ... Cigarettes and other forms of tobacco—including cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, and chewing tobacco—contain the addictive drug nicotine.

Tobacco/Nicotine | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for 8th Graders, 10th Graders, and 12th Graders; 2015 (in percent)* ...

Types of Drugs: Tobacco | SafeTeens


Nicotine is the stimulating chemical in tobacco that makes it addictive. However ... die each year from tobacco use, which is more than all other drugs combined.