Powdered Heroin Ready to Cook and Inject
What It Is
Heroin and other opiate derivatives are made from the dried ‘milk’ of the opium poppy plant which contains morphine and codeine.
Heroin in its pure form is a white powder which is easily soluble in water, however, street quality is often brown. There are a number of synthetic opiates which are used as painkillers including pethidine, dipipanone and also methadone which is often prescribed for heroin and opiate addiction. Opiates and synthetic opiates are called opioids.
There are a number of synthetic opiates which are used as painkillers including pethidine, dipipanone and also methadone which is often prescribed for heroin and opiate addiction.
Smack, Junk, Skag, ‘H’, Brown, Horse, Harry, Boy
How It Is Taken
Usually heroin is dissolved in water and injected. Heroin and other opioid powders can be swallowed, sniffed, or the fumes from the heated powder is inhaled (this method is sometimes called ‘chasing the dragon’).
What It Does
Heroin and other opioids cause people to feel drowsy, warm, content, and feeling of euphoria. They also relieve stress and discomfort by creating a relaxed detachment from pain, desires and activity. They depress the activity of the nervous system, including such reflexes as coughing, breathing and heart rate. They also cause widening of the blood vessels, which gives a feeling of warmth and reduces bowel activity, which causes constipation. Even with doses sufficiently high to produce euphoria, there is little interference with muscle coordination, sensation or intellect.
The chance of an overdose is greatly increased if other depressant drugs such as alcohol and barbiturates are being used at the same time.
Even short term use of heroin can cause physical damage to the body, although not necessarily from the drug itself. Injections with dirty needles can result in diseases such as Hepatitis, AIDS and Tetanus, especially when sharing needles. There is also a risk of using impure drugs which have been mixed with unknown substances. Repeated sniffing of heroin damages the nose.
Morphine and codeine are used medically for pain relief , cough medicines, anti-diarrhoea treatments, and is used many other medicines.
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Did you Know?
2.1% of 8th graders have tried heroin.
2.1% of 10th graders have tried heroin.
2.1% of 12th grades have tried heroin.