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Morphine

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Emily D.

on 26 September 2012

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Transcript of Morphine

What is morphine? Emily DeGrange Origin of morphine Details about morphine Effects of morphine What high is the user looking for? Physical and phychological effects of morphine? What are the effects when the drug is in the body? Most people get euphoria, which leads to addiction. They also will experience drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea. The effects of the drug while in the body are it impairs physical and mental performance, decreases hunger, and makes you become dependent on the drug. How is morphine used? In hospitals, morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain but in 1926, it became illegal. What does morphine look like? Morphine can come in pill and liquid forms. How much does morphine cost? On the streets, morphine can cost anywhere from $20.00 and up. What are the street names for morphine? Some street names for morphine are Dreamer, God's Drug, Miss Emma, and Unkie What is morphine? Morphine is an opioid pain
medication that can also
be called a narcotic. What is "The Soldiers Disease?" During the American Civil War, when soldiers had to have a limb amputated, they were given morphine. They then became addicted and this was called "The Soldiers Disease." What was morphine
originally created for? Morphine was originally created for use of a pain reliever in hospitals. Long term effects of morphine? The long term effects of morphine are mental impairment, euphoria, decreased appetite, reduced physical activity, sleepiness, and slurred speech. When you use morphine, you feel relaxed, comfortable, weightless, and like you are floating. 3 Additional facts Morphine is highly addictive and takes heavy withdrawl. Morphine is a narcotic and acts directly on the central nervous system. Morphine can be a perscription drug for pain.
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