Which endocrine and metabolic findings are characteristic of cocaine toxicity?

Updated: Dec 31, 2020
  • Author: Lynn Barkley Burnett, MD, EdD, JD; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Acute toxic effects of cocaine may include acidosis, hyperkalemia, and hyperglycemia. Prolonged use of sympathomimetics, such as in a cocaine binge, may result in hypoglycemia.

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