Tag Archive for heroin

Morphine

Morphine is an opiate found naturally in opium (derived from the opium poppy). It is a depressant or sedative drug that slows down body functions such as heart and breathing rate. Morphine is a strong and effective analgesic used in treating moderate to severe…

Methadone

Meth, green, linctus, physeptone Methadone is a synthetic opiate used as a strong painkiller and as a substitute for heroin in the treatment of heroin dependence. Like heroin, it is a sedative drug that can produce feelings of relaxation and can…

Subutex (Suboxone, Temgesic)

Subuxone, subbies, Temgesic, temmies Subutex, Suboxone and Temgesic are trade names for buprenorphine, a man-made narcotic analgesic. The drug works by acting on the brain and nervous system to reduce pain. Buprenorphine is licensed for use as a substitute for heroin or…