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Crack Cocaine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Crack Cocaine
Tree Number(s)
D02.145.074.722.388.250
D03.132.889.354.250
D03.605.084.500.722.388.250
D03.605.869.388.250
D26.878.250
Unique ID
D016578
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016578
Annotation
addiction to crack cocaine = CRACK COCAINE (IM) + COCAINE-RELATED DISORDERS (IM)
Scope Note
The purified, alkaloidal, extra-potent form of cocaine. It is smoked (free-based), injected intravenously, and orally ingested. Use of crack results in alterations in function of the cardiovascular system, the autonomic nervous system, the central nervous system, and the gastrointestinal system. The slang term "crack" was derived from the crackling sound made upon igniting of this form of cocaine for smoking.
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 113
Previous Indexing
Cocaine (1986-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/02
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Crack Cocaine Preferred
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