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Heroin. Heroin is an opioid drug that is synthesized from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of the Asian opium poppy plant.


Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and ...


Get the facts about how heroin affects the brain and body. Heroin is an opioid drug.


Jul 7, 2015 ... heroin also used at least one other drug. 45%. 45% of people who used heroin were also addicted to prescription opioid painkillers. Want to ...


Heroin use among high school stu- dents is a particular problem. Nearly. 2 percent of high school seniors in the. United States used the drug at least once in  ...


Heroin is a highly addictive and rapidly acting opiate (a drug that is derived from opium). Specifically, heroin is produced from morphine, which is a principal ...


HEROIN FACT SHEET. What is Heroin? • It is a highly addictive drug that is produced from the opium poppy plant. • It is a depressant that inhibits the central  ...


Some opiates come from a resin taken from the seed pod of the Asian poppy. This group of drugs includes opium, morphine, heroin, and codeine. Other opiates ...