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  • The chief action of cocaine from a practical point of view is its power of paralysing the terminations of sensory nerves.
  • They therefore lessen all the secretions, and among other actions dilate the pupil and increase the rapidity of the heart by paralysing the vagus.
  • It kills by its paralysing effect on the motor ganglia of the heart and on the respiratory centre.
  • Crum Brown and Fraser of Edinburgh showed that, whilst thebaine acts like strychnine, methyl and ethyl thebaine act like curara, paralysing the terminals of motor nerves.
  • The drug kills by paralysing the nervous arrangements of the heart and respiratioh.

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