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Cocaine Alkaloid
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Small brown glass bottle with copper colored metal screw cap labeled Cocaine Alkaloid, produced by Hoffman LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey.

Cocaine Alkaloid is an alkaloid ester extracted from the leaves of plants including coca. It is a local anesthetic and vasoconstrictor and is clinically used for that purpose, particularly in the eye, ear, nose, and throat. It also has powerful central nervous system effects similar to the amphetamines and is often abused.
H–2 Dia–1 inches
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