Speedball Trap (Cocaine & Heroin)

cocaine and heroin speedball trap

Speedball, the combination of cocaine and heroin, is the most deadly and highly addictive drug mixture. It can be an intravenous use of cocaine with heroin (usually in the same syringe; some use it with two syringes – one in each arm), but also can be taken by snorting. This cocktail of drugs causes a strong physical addiction.

Effects of Speedball

Cocaine triggers the sympathetic nervous system, which stimulate the body's fight-or-flight response), while heroine affects the parasympathetic nervous system that regulate the rest-and-digest responses. Cocaine acts as a stimulant, while heroin is a depressant which means that first gives more energy, while heroin has the sedating qualities. Co-administration is meant to lead to a feeling of euphoria, followed by the relaxing effects of heroin. In that way users want to reduce the negative effects such as palpitations, hypertension, anxiety...

Dangers of Speed Balling

Heroin and cocaine have opposite effects on the body. When they’re combined, it can cause respiratory failure. Cocaine's effects wear off more quickly than the depressant effects of heroin – mixture is often associated with overdose.

Other Symptoms Associated With Heroin and Cocaine Mixture:

  • Restlessness
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Aches
  • Paranoia