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Heroin

Basic Information

Summary

A powerful opioid drug derived from Morphine, with two to four times the potency. Also known as diacetylmorphine. Infamous for its high addiction potential and fatal respiratory depression in overdose, C. R. Alder Wright first synthesised this compound in 1874 while trying to find a less addictive alternative to Morphine. One of the most popular drugs of all time.

Opioid

Opioids are pain-killing depressants which may also cause euphoria.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Common

Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.

Dose
Insufflated
Light7.5-20mg
Common20-35mg
Strong35-50mg
Heavy50-75mg
Smoked
Light5-15mg
Common15-25mg
Heavy30-50mg
Intravenous
Common5-10mg
Strong8-15mg
Oral:
OralIneffective

Note: Heroin dose varies greatly depending on quality and tolerance.

Duration
Insufflated
Onset10-15 minutes
Duration3-6 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
IV
Onset0-5 minutes
Duration4-5 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
Smoked
Onset5-10 minutes
Duration3-5 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
Effects

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    Aliasesdiamorphine
    MarquisDeep purplish red
    BioavailabilityOral 35% | Intramuscular 85%
    Half-life2-3 minutes
    EffectsEuphoria, Dry Mouth, Mood lift, Itchiness, Relaxant, Constipation, Pupil Constriction, Analgesia.
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    Interactions

    Dangerous

    Caution

    Low risk & Increased Effects

    Low risk & No Synergy

    References & Notes

    General