Which non-pharmacologic adulterants may affect cocaine toxicity?

Updated: Dec 31, 2020
  • Author: Lynn Barkley Burnett, MD, EdD, JD; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Other adulterants may include the following:

  • Quinine
  • Talc (ie, magnesium silicate)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Boric acid
  • Chalk
  • Laundry detergent
  • Meat tenderizer
  • Laxatives
  • Plaster of Paris
  • Cornstarch
  • Lactose

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