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© Copyright 1990 Peter Cohen.
All rights reserved.
12. Opinions, advice and cocaine policy
- Nine respondents consider nose-rinsing as a preventive
measure against the risk of damaging the nasal sceptum. This damage
however, which can occur with very frequent intra-nasal use due
to constant vasoconstriction of local tiny blood vessels, can not be
sufficiently prevented with nose-rinsing. For a heavy (intra-nasal)
user a more effective prevention would be not to always snort cocaine
hydrochloride, but to apply it alternately under the tongue, or inside
- Erickson, personal communication.