What Category Of Drug Is Nicotine?

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What class drug is nicotine?

stimulant

What category does nicotine fall under?

Nicotine is a chemical that contains nitrogen, which is made by several types of plants, including the tobacco plant. It is also produced synthetically. Nicotiana tabacum, the type of nicotine found in tobacco plants, comes from the nightshade family.

What schedule drug is nicotine?

Schedule II

Is nicotine a stimulant or depressant?

Nicotine seems to provide both a stimulant and a depressant effect, and it is likely that the effect it has at any time is determined by the mood of the user, the environment and the circumstances of use. Studies have suggested that low doses have a depressant effect, whilst higher doses have stimulant effect.