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Which is safer: Cocaine of Heroin?

Discussion in 'Opiates & Opioids' started by Sk2005, Sep 7, 2005.

  1. Sk2005

    Sk2005 Newbie

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    Jul 27, 2005
    I've been using coke for about three months now. I use every day, but I
    don't use that much. In short, I'm kinda tired of worrying about the
    health effects. When I read about the dangers of coke use, I see the
    words "cardiac arrest", "heart attack", and "stroke", which scares the
    hell outta me. When I read about heroin, I see that the main dangers of
    snorting the stuff are overdose and withdrawls. It seems that, If you
    avoid these dangers (which is definately possible) then it's all good.
    With coke there is no "guarantee". So, which drug do you think is safer
    and why?"
  2. PenguinPhreak

    PenguinPhreak Newbie

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    Mar 28, 2005
    Physically speaking heroin is safer. Opiates cause no health problems I
    am aware of if unadulterated and used in the proper dosage. Cocaine on
    the other hand puts a good deal of stress on the heart, which in some
    individuals can cause some major problems. As long as either is used in
    moderation they shouldn't cause any major problems (barring preexisting
    conditions), its using then in moderation that can be tricky.
  3. pokergod0588

    pokergod0588 Newbie

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    Mar 28, 2005
    i feel that coke is rougher cuz i tend to do alot more and when dealing with drugs more is only better up to a point

    but in the long run, like penguinphreak said, has no real problems like with coke you will fuck up your nose and heart... most problems are also irreversible, especially when it comes to your sinuses and how it kills the tissue inside your nose
  4. B-RAD

    B-RAD Newbie

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    Sep 21, 2005
    I would say both have the same potential for health problems. Heart
    problems and things like that are a result of cocaine overdose. Just
    like respiaratory depression (which can be fatal) is one result of
    heroin overdose. Heroin is much more addictive. Withdrawals from
    heroin can even result in death, so I would say that heroin, if either,
    has more potential for "health problems." If used in moderation
    both are relatively ok for the body.Edited by: B-RAD
  5. Nature Boy

    Nature Boy Gold Member

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    May 10, 2005
    from ireland
  6. Fantasian

    Fantasian Gold Member

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    Sep 28, 2005
    30 y/o from U.K.


    Im no experienced user of heroin but i heard it could...
  7. smilla

    smilla Newbie

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    Feb 14, 2005
    no heroin withdrawal alone can't kill someone, its what the heroin withdrawal can do to you to make you kill yourself......Ive been in complete full-blown heroin withdrawal and i felt like complete shit but i deff wasn't goin to die...........coke is deff worse for your body...heroin in moderate amounts does not harm your body at all, its when you take it to the next level