What is cocaine?

Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostly used as a recreational drug. It is commonly snorted, inhaled as smoke, or as a solution injected into a vein. Mental effects may include loss of contact with reality, an intense feeling of happiness, or agitation. Physical symptoms may include a fast heart rate, sweating, and large pupils. High doses can result in very high blood pressure or body temperature. Effects begin within seconds to minutes of use and last between 5 and 90 minutes.

Cocaine street names (Nicknames)

Coke, Coca, Base, Beam, Candy C, Cola, Lady Caine, Big C, Crack, Flake, Rocks, Snow

How long does cocaine stay in your hair?

For the majority of people, cocaine stays in body systems and can be detected by hair test for up to 90 days.

How long does cocaine stay in your saliva?

For the majority of people, cocaine stays in body systems and can be detected by saliva test from 1 to 10 days.

How long does cocaine stay in your urine?

For the majority of people, cocaine stays in body systems and can be detected by urine test from 2 to 30 days.

How long does cocaine stay in your blood?

For the majority of people, cocaine stays in body systems and can be detected by blood test for up to 24 hrs.

The provided estimates are averaged and can vary upwards or downwards, depending upon many factors:

  • How long you have been taking cocaine;
  • Whether you have excessive weight;
  • Whether you have had physical activity before test;
  • Dehydration of your body;
  • Metabolism, height, age, sex and other factors.