Morphine

Morphine is a non-synthetic narcotic with a high potential for abuse and is derived from opium. It is used for the treatment of pain.

In the United States, a small percentage of the morphine obtained from opium is used directly for pharmaceutical products. The remaining morphine is processed into codeine and other derivatives.

Drugs causing similar effects as morphine include: Opium, codeine, heroin, methadone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and oxycodone.

Morphine is a Schedule II narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act.

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