How does morphine affect your body?
Short Term: drowsiness, constipation, slowing or stopping of your breathing, mild itching, chest pain, and single large dose can cause respiratory issues, coma, or death
Long Term: physical dependence, headache, tired feeling, slow heart rate, shallow breathing, seizures or convulsions
How is Morphine taken into the body?
Signs of Abuse
Tolerance means a person needs more of the drug the longer they take it. If a person is abusing morphine they may be irritable, have high/low blood pressure, have trouble sleeping, memory loss, and anxiety. If a person is abusing morphine they will form a dependence for the drug.
What are some slang terms for morphine?
- White Stuff
- Miss Emma
- First Line
- Mister Blue