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Heroin

Heroin is a highly addictive drug that is processed from morphine. It comes in several forms and colors including powder, liquid, or solid. Heroin is typically snorted, smoked, or injected Heroin has slang references such as: Big H Black Eagle Brown Tape Dragon Horse Mud Sack Snow White Nurse White Stuff Black Boy Brown Rhine

Opiate

An opiate is a natural and synthetic narcotic analgesic that depresses the central nervous system. Collectively, natural and synthetic opiates are called opioids. Opioids are derived from opium which comes from the poppy plant. Opioids provide pain relief as well as extreme euphoria, if abused. The most common prescribed opioids are: Codeine Morphine Fentanyl Oxycodone

List of Opioids

This section is to provide people, friends, and family coping with their dependence and addiction a quick resource in learning about opioids. For each drug stated below, you will learn: General information about the drug and potentially its form and delivery method For prescription drugs, a list of common medication that contain the drug Slang

What is an opiate?

An opiate is a natural and synthetic narcotic analgesic that depresses the central nervous system. Collectively, natural and synthetic opiates are called opioids. Opioids are derived from opium which comes from the poppy plant. Opioids provide pain relief as well as extreme euphoria, if abused

What are Prescription Opiates?

Opiates are typically prescribed for pain relief. Common opiates are Vicodin ®, OxyContin®, Percacet®, Demerol®, Opana®, Daron®, Norco®, Lomotil®, hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, morphine, and Fentanyl. For a full list of opiates, including brand and slang names, please visit our Opioid Definitions page.