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Morphine is a narcotic analgesic. Morphine was first isolated from opium in 1805 by a German pharmacist, Wilhelm Sertürner.
Cocaine's immediate physical effects include raised breathing rate, raised blood pressure and body temperature, and dilated pupils.
Lortab combines a narcotic analgesic (painkiller) and cough reliever with a non-narcotic analgesic for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.
One of the most detrimental side effectst of heroin, is heroin addiction itself.
Heroin is an
illegal, highly addictive opiate drug. Its abuse is more widespread than any
other opiate. Heroin is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance
extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy plants. It is typically
sold as a white or brownish powder or as the black sticky substance known on
the streets as "black tar heroin."
One of the
most detrimental side effectst of heroin, is heroin addiction itself. Heroin
addiction is a chronic problem, characterized by compulsive drug seeking and
use, and by neurochemical and molecular changes in the brain. Heroin also produces
profound degrees of tolerance and physical addiction, which are also powerful
motivating factors for compulsive use and abuse. As with abusers of any addictive
drug, heroin addicts gradually spend more and more time and energy obtaining
and using the drug. Once they are addicted, the heroin abusers' primary purpose
in life becomes seeking and using heroin. Heroin literally changes their brains.
heroin side effects include but are not limited to:
- Depressed respiration
- Clouded mental
- Nausea and vomiting
- Suppression of
- Spontaneous abortion
Long term heroin side effects
include but are not limited to:
- Collapsed veins
- Bacterial infections
- Infection of heart
lining and valves
- Arthritis and other
- Infectious diseases,
for example, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B and C
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