Morphine

Basics

Morphine is used for moderate to severe pain and it comes from the drug opium. It is a short notice drug, which means it can take affect really quick but if you only take 1 dose it will loose effect quickly too. So unless your body is used to morphine then it should only be used before and after surgery, that is morphines most typical use.

How the drug is taken into the body

Morphine can be taken in as an injection, by smoking, inhaling, snorting, and oral ingestion.

Slang/Street names

  • TNT
  • Tango and Cash
  • Dance Fever
  • Murder 8
  • Duramorph
  • M
  • Monkey
  • Morph
  • White Stuff
  • Drone

Short term and Long term effects on the body

Short Term:

  • Drowsiness
  • Slowed Breathing
  • Unconsciousness
  • Nausea
Long Term:

  • Restlessness
  • Bone Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Insomnia

Signs of abuse

  • Sweating
  • Tearing eyes
  • Runny nose
  • Stomach cramps
  • High blood pressure
  • Dilated pupils
Morphine can have either a psychological or physical effect on your body, depending on what it is used for and how it is treated.