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OPIATES named after their natural source- the “opium poppy”. By: Anthony Martinez, Keli Lytton. Heroin. A refined form of morphine, much more potent and has a higher chance of dependence, Heroin is usually white or dark powders, Must be dissolved in water to by injected.

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Opiates named after their natural source the opium poppy

OPIATESnamed after their natural source- the “opium poppy”

By: Anthony Martinez, Keli Lytton


Heroin
Heroin

  • A refined form of morphine, much more potent and has a higher chance of dependence,

  • Heroin is usually white or dark powders,

  • Must be dissolved in water to by injected.

  • Withdrawal symptoms are more tolerable when you use “METHADONE”


RISK

  • Slow respiratory failure.

  • Inflammation and infections due to careless injections.

  • Irregular menstrual cycle

  • Withdrawal symptoms in new born child for mothers taking heroin.


Long term effects
Long term effects

  • Addiction itself causes withdrawal symptoms such as, bone pain, diarrhea, vomiting, cold flashes, leg movements, and GOOSE bumps.

  • HIV/AIDS from needle use.

  • Liver/lung disease


Morphine
Morphine

  • Hospital pain killer

  • Used to treat very bad pain

  • Injected straight into the blood stream.

  • Gives you about a 2 hour high.


Pop quiz
POP Quiz

  • 1. Which plant did opiates originate from? a) rose b) sunflower c) poppy d) mushroom

  • 2. What does morphine help with?

    a) pain killer b) dizziness c) colds d) all of the above

  • 3. What was developed to treat recovering heroin addicts?

    a) weed b) CCC c) methadone d) morphine

  • 4. What color is Heroin powder usually?

    a) cream color b) pink c) white d)blue

  • 5. What was the percent of teens using heroin in 2001?

    a) .5% b) 1.7% c) 2.5% d) 3.1%


Answers
Answers

  • 1. C

  • 2. A

  • 3. C

  • 4. C

  • 5. D


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