What is Heroin?
A Brief Description of Heroin
Heroin can be seen as the most powerful pain killer. In hospitals, they use the name "morphine" which is heroin in its purist state. Heroin is a semi-synthetic opioid drug synthesized from morphine which is a derivative of the opium poppy. The medical name for Heroin is "diamorphine".
The Chemical Compound of Heroin
Drug Name: Diacetylmorphine Hydrochloride
mol wt 369.42
sol 1 g / 2 g H2O
LD50 mice 22 mg/kg (Intravenously)
LD50 monkeys 7 mg/kg (Intravenously)
|Previous Page||Next Page|