What is Morphine?

Doesn't morphine come from the same plant as heroin? Are they not basically the same drug?

Morphine ((5?,6?)-7,8-didehydro- 4,5-epoxy-17-methylmorphinan-3,6-diol) is also known by brand names and generic labels such as morphine, Kadian, morphine sulfate, Avinza, Duramorph, DepoDur, and Astramorph.

(18 Nov '13, 13:23) admin ♦♦

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Morphine

While Morphine is natural, there are many synthetic opioids that have effects similar to Morphine (such as analgesic opioids).

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Morphine Addiction

Morphine can be addicting; opiates (and synthetic opioids) are among the most addictive drugs available, and are regulated by both the FDA and the DEA.

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Morphine Treatment

Morphine addiction treatment involved drug detox (for physical opiate/opioid dependency), drug rehab (usually in-residence or inpatient drug rehab, started only after successful detox is completed), and continuing outpatient recovery support (such as outpatient therapy or 12 step meetings).

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