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Heroin (Diamorphine) Summary

Description: A narcotic analgesic that may be habit-forming. It is a controlled substance (opium derivative) listed in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Parts 329.1, 1308.11 (1987). Sale is forbidden in the United States by Federal statute. (Merck Index, 11th ed)

Also Known As: Diamorphine; Diacetylmorphine; APS Brand of Heroin Hydrochloride; Diacetylmorphine Hydrochloride; Diagesil Show All >>

Networked: 2918 relevant articles (89 outcomes, 290 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Heroin is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 17 outcomes 24 studies in 202 results
  2. Heroin Dependence (Heroin Abuse) : 10 outcomes 41 studies in 255 results
  3. Substance-Related Disorders (Drug Abuse) : 9 outcomes 49 studies in 312 results
  4. Cocaine-Related Disorders (Cocaine Addiction) : 7 outcomes 19 studies in 81 results
  5. HIV Infections (HIV Infection) : 5 outcomes 15 studies in 121 results
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Drugs Related to Heroin

  1. Methadone (Dolophine)
  2. Morphine (MS Contin)
  3. 2-methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT)
  4. Cocaine (Cocaine HCl)
  5. Benzodiazepines
  6. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride)
  7. Buprenorphine (Subutex)
  8. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  9. Naloxone (Narcan)
  10. Clonidine (ST 155)
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Therapies Related to Heroin

  1. Self Administration (Administration, Self)
  2. Injections
  3. Opiate Substitution Treatment
  4. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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