History Of Morphine

In the nineteenth century, morphine was pure and was used for the purpose for which we use it today, a painkiller. Soldiers used morphine in the American Civil War and thus started craving the drug/ Morphine was first found by Friedich Serturner in 1804 as a plant alkaloid, later finding use as a painkiller for humans he started distributing it to the public in 1817. It first started marketing commercially in 1827. In 1847 in the alteration of the drug what ended up was making another drug which was heroin.

Street Names

  • Durarmorph
  • M
  • Monkey
  • Roxanol
  • White Stuff
  • Aunti Em
  • Aunti
  • Morph
  • Drone
  • TNT
  • Tango and Cash
  • Dance Fever
  • Murder 8
  • Goodfella
  • Gods Medicine

If you have any of these conditions you shouldn't take morphine:

  • severe asthma
  • stomach or intestine blockage
  • bowel obstruction
  • history of alcohol addiction, mental illness, head injury, brain tumour or seizures
  • urination problems
  • liver or kidney disease
  • gallbladder, pancreas or thyroid issues
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Main Purposes of Taking Morphine

Acute and Chronic severe pain

Side Effects From The RCMP Site

  • Relaxation
  • Dilated pupils
  • Vision problems
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Lack of concentration
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Slowed breathing
  • Decreased appetite
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Decreased pain threshold


A large overdose can cause asphyxia and death by respiratory depression if the person does not receive medical attention immediately. Death may also be caused. This is some information from "Do not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with morphine. Check your food and medicine labels to be sure these products do not contain alcohol".

These are some place where you can find help if you want to get out of morphine:

Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222

Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868

In conclusion, we hope you have all obtained knowledge on Morphine, a really addictive painkiller. The End!