Archive

Articles Tagged In:

How to Help a Heroin Addict Detox

Heroin is an addictive drug that is derived from morphine. An opioid, it works in a very similar manner as prescription pain medications, such as Vicodin and Oxycontin. The drug...

Risk of Combining Xanax and Heroin

Both heroin and Xanax are types of central nervous system depressant drugs. This means that they interact with some of the autonomic and life-sustaining functions of the body, such as...

Risks and Dangers of Snorting and Smoking Heroin

Heroin is an illegal opioid substance that comes from the poppy plant. It acts in similar ways on the body as other opioid drugs, like prescription painkillers. According to the National Institute...

Heroin Facts and Treatment Options

Heroin is an illegal street drug that is used for the recreational high it produces. Like prescription opioids, heroin binds to the opioid receptors in the brain, which are neuron receptors...

Can Heroin Withdrawal Be Done Safely at Home?

Heroin is an extremely addictive opiate drug. Although it has been illegal in the US since 1924, this drug is widely available and less expensive here than it is in...

Tags