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Snorting - Lidocaine Safety

Discussion in 'Various drugs not covered by other forums' started by Hyzon, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. Hyzon

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    An inebriated stranger told me about his dream where an orange unicorn liked the numbing effects of cocaine, and this unicorn was curious if lidocaine would be safe to snort. So out of curiousty I was wondering if in fact lidocaine would be safe to insufflate?
     
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    So I've read through that thread you posted, and it has just risen more questions. One that was never answered there was how is cocaine cut with lidocaine if it's such a dangerous chemical?
     
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    Cocaine can be cut with various substances. Lidocaine is added to an already cut product to mimic the anesthetic effect cocaine has to begin with. Other cuts may be active or not, but are often just used to increase weight and therefore profit for the seller/dealer.

    One of the most, if not the most dangerous cut used is Levamisole:
    Threads Tagged with levamisole contaminated cocaine

    There are also cases where crushed glass was found within cocaine samples. The list is long and quite scary actually.

    The ethical aspect of cutting is an issue by itself...
     
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    But as for lidocaine itself, how much would have to be snorted before any real health risks? From what I've found on my own, people claim lidocaine is the most common anaesthetic used to cut cocaine, so drawing from that one should be able to assume it can't be a vary low amount of lidocaine to make it lethal. There are people who do multiple grams of cocaine in a night, why are they still alive if lidocaine is lethal? For curiousities sake I want to know if the unicorn could in fact use lidocain recreationally.
     
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