Cocaine Ingestion

Sobriety Success

At Home Drug Withdrawal

Get Instant Access

Cocaine ingestion is an increasingly widespread problem. Carriers will ingest multiple small packets of cocaine in attempts to conceal the drug. A favored packet is the condom, which may hold up to 5 g cocaine. Rupture of even one such packet may be fatal. Webb recommends surgery as the safest method of recovery to avoid the likelihood of packet rupture during endoscopic retrieval. If the packet appears to be passing intact through the intestinal tract, the clinician may choose to observe the patient and wait for the packet to be delivered spontaneously through the rectum.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Defeat Drugs Death

Defeat Drugs Death

This Book Is One Of The Most Valuable Resources In The World When It Comes To Helpful Info On Avoiding And Beating A Fatal Drug Addiction!

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment