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Pharmacologically, ritalin works on the neurotransmitter dopamine, and in that respect resembles the stimulant characteristics of cocaine.
Patients are as physically dependent on methadone as they were to heroin or other opiates, such as Oxycotin or Vicodin.
Heroin can cause infection of heart lining and valves.
The study found that, compared to the nonusers, heavy ecstasy users had significant impairments in visual and verbal memory.
Morphine is a narcotic analgesic.
Morphine was first isolated from opium in 1805 by a German pharmacist, Wilhelm
Sertürner. Sertürner described it as the Principium Somniferum. He
named it morphium - after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams. Today morphine
is isolated from opium in substantially larger quantities - over 1000 tons per
year - although most commercial opium is converted into codeine by methylation.
On the illicit market, opium gum is filtered into morphine base and then synthesized
Morphine side effects include
but are not limited to:
- involuntary movement
of the eyebal
- l blurred vision / double
- constipation "pinpoint"
- depressed or irritable
- rigid muscles
- inability to urinate
- exaggerated sense of
- light - headedness
- swelling due to fluid
- dry mouth
- tingling or pins and
- facial flushing
- fainting / faintness
- uncoordinated muscle
- floating feeling
- abdominal pain
- allergic reaction
- abnormal thinking
- high/low blood pressure
- appetite loss
- accidental injury
- memory loss insomnia
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