What is Heroin?

An alkaloid, prepared from morphine by acetylation; rapidly metabolized to morphine in the body; formerly used for the relief of cough. Except for research, its use in the U.S. is prohibited by federal law because of its potential for abuse.

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hi.. iv been injecting heroin for years now. and about 2 years ago started to using unison with the heroin.. slowly over time it getting harder and...

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Hello kd250787
Welcome to HCM
Intravenous drug abuse is very dangerous. It has risk of transmission of many infections like HIV, Hepatitis B, C, it...

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My bf shoots heroin and put a little of the liquid heroin in my mouth I think. About a pea size amount. I felt really good. But he says he didn t...

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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

It is not possible to say what substance you were given because you say that you don...

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I have had a sharp pain in my kidney or something around that area of my stomach for about 5 hours, the pain started after i IV d a little bit of...

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I understand your concerns. A combination of speed and heroin can make your condition worse with worsening of your gastritis which can...

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