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Heroin - Wikipedia

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Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opiate typically used as a ..... When taken orally, heroin undergoes extensive first-pass metabolism via deacetylation, making it a prodrug...

How Is Heroin Used? - Drug Information - Verywell

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Dec 10, 2016 ... Heroin is used in various ways. It can be injected, snorted, sniffed and smoked, depending on the purity of the drug and the preference of the ...

What is heroin and how is it used? | National Institute on Drug Abuse ...

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Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy ...

DrugFacts: Heroin | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the Asian opium poppy plant. Heroin can be a white or brown ...

Signs + Symptoms of Heroin Use - Narconon

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Heroin use has specific signs and symptoms: Heroin users experience physiological effects that can be spotted. For help with a loved one who is a heroin ...

Drug Facts: Heroin | Scholastic: Nida - Scholastic Heads Up

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Depending on how the drug is taken, heroin can enter the brain very rapidly, leading to an intense rush. Within minutes—even seconds—heroin travels through ...

Ways That Heroin Is Used

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Heroin is a highly addictive drug derived from morphine, which is obtained from the opium poppy. It is a "downer" or depressant that affects the brain's pleasure ...

What is Heroin? How is Heroin Made? What is Heroin Made of ...

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Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug. It is used by millions of addicts around the world who are unable to overcome the urge to continue taking this drug every  ...

Heroin Use, Addiction, Effects, Withdrawal, and More - WebMD

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May 1, 2016 ... Heroin use is on the rise in the U.S. – and so are deaths from heroin overdoses. WebMD tells you what you need to know if you think a family ...