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I get no kick... [Jun. 12th, 2005|07:47 pm]
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Cocaine was the first local anesthetic; being used as such from about 1884 onwards.

From: lickedastopsign
2005-06-12 06:38 pm (UTC)
you know, Frued often perscribed cocaine to his patients and was acutally addicted to it himself, using it for headaches and such. he didnt know it was addictive at the time.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-06-12 08:20 pm (UTC)
Interesting. I know laudanum was quite popular at the time which was filled with opium. I imagine it was much better to have a headache back then with such things to treat it.
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