Heroin FAQs:

Q: Is a heroin an opioid pain killer?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin insufflation?

A: Yes, and where a user crushes the heroin into a fine powder and then gently inhales it into the nose, where heroin is absorbed through the soft tissue in the mucous membrane of the sinus cavity and straight into the bloodstream.

Q: Is a heroin mentioned in hundreds of films?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin controlled under Schedules I and IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a heroin used to compensate for cocaine?

A: Yes, and the end result is fatal respiratory depression.

Q: Is a heroin used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin two to four times more potent than morphine and is faster in its onset of action?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a heroin first made by C?

A: Yes, R. Alder Wright in 1874 by adding two acetyl groups to the molecule morphine, a natural product of the opium poppy.

Q: Was a heroin around twice as much as that of oral morphine?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin less common than other methods of administration?

A: Yes, and mainly because there is little to no "rush", and the effects are less potent.

Q: Is a heroin of widely varying and unpredictable purity?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin Bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda?

A: Yes, and by Gretchen Peters, publ.

Q: Is a heroin also much more likely to produce euphoria and other positive subjective effects when compared to these other opioids?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin smokable?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin prescribed as a strong pain medication in the United Kingdom?

A: Yes, and where it is given via subcutaneous, intramuscular, intrathecal or intravenous route.

Q: Is a heroin entirely converted to morphine by means of first-pass metabolism?

A: Yes, and resulting in deacetylation when ingested.

Q: Is a heroin reported only by a few European countries and ranged between €27 and €110 per gram?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a heroin sometimes available in a matte-white powder freebase form?

A: Yes.