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What is a Speedball?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: May 16, 2022 Updated: May 10, 2022 When was the first speedball used, and what is a speedball? A speedball is a combination of heroin and cocaine. Physicians combined cocaine, heroin, alcohol, and chloroform together in the 19th century to relieve extreme pain. In today’s medical settings, this mixture is known…

What Is Speedball

What Is a Speedball?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 15, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021 Polydrug use can put you at considerable risk for drug intoxication, a common reason for emergency hospital visits. Combined drug intoxication can be fatal and has claimed countless lives. One of the most common drug combinations that can cause combined drug intoxication is mixing…