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Transcript of Morphine
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Hodgson, Barbara. In the Arms of Morpheus. Buffalo: Firefly Books, 2001. Print.
Morphine is a white,crystallized salt.
It's the essential alkaloid found in Opium.
What is Morphine?
Orignally,Morphine was prescribed by doctors for everything medically related:alcoholism,cancer,cough,diarrhea,diabetes,headaches,hysteria,chronic gonnorhea,and pneumonia.
Morphine's Original Use
Injections-use of a needle
Tablets-In the form of a tablet or pill
Inhaled through a nebulizer
How is Morphine taken?
Treatment for Morphine addiction can come in many different forms:
feelings of numbness
intial feelings of euphoria
desire for sweets
Repeated injections may lead to changes in skin,such as abscesses
leads to addiction
could to lead to tolerance
Morphine isn't illegal to have but without a prescription,possesion of it could incur these consequences.
It is used as a painkiller.
How much does it take to be high?
It depends on your body but:three pills of 15 mg could get you high or 1 to 3 mL,depending on you.
Has a high potential for
Stage 1:Drug craving, anxiety, irritability, perspiration, and mild to moderate dysphoria.
Stage 2:Yawning,heavy perspiration,crying and Stage 1 symptoms intensified.
Stage 3:Dilated pupils,hot&cold flashes,and cramping,all symptoms above as well.
Stage 4:Severe cramping,restless legs,loose stool,insomnia,nausea
Stage 4:Vomiting,liquid diarrhea and blood changes can be observed
For thirty tablets of 15 mg:$7-$20
For thirty tablets of 30 mg:$27-$43
1 bottle (30 mL)of 100 mg:$31-$35
Morphine and Hormone
Morphine can cause hormone imbalances and can temporarily or long term affect menstruation.
can lead to osteoporosis and bone fracture.
A single injection of Morphine can change the way your genes are expressed.
Morphine can lead to a greater risk of infection for:pneumonia,tuberculosis and HIV.
Where does it come from?
Morphine comes from the poppy plant