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Morphine. Named after god of dreams 1 of the most eff.pain killer Category = narcotic Isolated from opium in 1803 Illegal in streets since1914. Addiction. During war 400,000 soldiers got add. Develops dependency the higher the dose Withdraw symptoms. Uses .

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morphine
Morphine
  • Named after god of dreams
  • 1 of the most eff.pain killer
  • Category = narcotic
  • Isolated from opium in 1803
  • Illegal in streets since1914
addiction
Addiction
  • During war 400,000 soldiers got add.
  • Develops dependency the higher the dose
  • Withdraw symptoms
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Uses
  • Most commonly used in chronic pain
  • Cancer and aids patients
  • As anesthetic(high dosage)‏
  • After surgery(recovery)
where does it come from
Where does it come from
  • It was isolated from opium
  • In labs they make
  • Tablets
  • Injections
  • IV”s
  • From the opium poppy plant
one of the best
One of the best
  • Compared to other pain killers
  • For this reason is the most common chronic pain relief medication
  • Morphine has a purity of 4-21 percent.
what do people think
What do people think
  • Most agree that it should be used with caution
  • Other see more negatives that poss.(side effects)‏
  • What Do you think?
side effects
Side effects
  • Respiratory depression
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Dependence
  • Urinary retention
  • Hypertension
  • death
@ hospitals
@ Hospitals
  • Used for surgeries
  • Given to my grandfather during open heart surgery
  • Used to treat pain after surgery
  • Given to chronic pain patients
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My purpose

  • To allow you to see the pros and cons so that you will make an informed choice
  • Not to make you for it or against it
  • To give you a reason to research it later if you need to use it.
  • To inform on a subject that you might come across later
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