Pharmaceutical Opiates

What Is It?
Pharmaceutical opiates are drugs that are generally used as pain killers. These drugs have various valid therapeutic uses. However, opiates can be dangerous and addictive if abused. Pharmaceutical opiates include codeine, demoral, dilaudid, meperidine, methadone, morphine, percocet and percodan.

What Does It Look Like?
Codeine comes as capsules, a dark liquid or tablets. Demerol is a clear liquid or tablets. Dilaudid comes as tablets. Meperidine appears as a liquid, tablets or white powder. Methadone comes as a clear or pink liquid. Morphine is a pink liquid or tablets. Percocet and percodan come as tablets, drops or liquid.

How Is It Used?
Pharmaceutical opiates are taken orally, injected or snorted.

Street Names:
Most pharmaceutical opiates are refered to by their common names. There are some exceptions. Codeine is found in Tylenol #3 and #4. Other pharmaceuticals include Darvocet, Darvon, Darvon-N, Fentanyl, Hycodan, Lomotil, Talwin and Tussionex.



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