Did you know that…..
Opioids (Heroin, Morphine, etc.) intoxication is characterized by euphoria, itching of the skin, decreased respiratory rate, bradycardia, flushing, meiosis, hypo-tension and decreased body temperature ?
Morphine is an alkaloid of the opium. Morphine was isolated in 1804 by a German pharmacist called Friedrich Sertürner.
The name of Morphine was in the honor of Morpheus, the God of dreams in the ancient Greek mythology.
(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)
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