diacetylmorphine


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di·a·ce·tyl·mor·phine

 (dī′ə-sēt′l-môr′fēn′, dī-ăs′ĭ-tl-)
n.
See heroin.

diacetylmorphine

(daɪˌæsətɪlˈmɔːfiːn)
n
1. (Recreational Drugs) another name for heroin
2. (Pharmacology) another name for heroin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diacetylmorphine - a narcotic that is considered a hard drugdiacetylmorphine - a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
big H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, thunder, smack - street names for heroin
hard drug - a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
Translations

di·ac·e·tyl·mor·phine

n. diacetilmorfina, heroína.
References in periodicals archive ?
Diacetylmorphine was first synthesised by C R Alder Wright in 1874 as a highly potent, acetylated form of morphine.
A medical treatment for diacetylmorphine (heroin) addiction: A clinical trial with methadone hydrochloride.
Canada supports various initiatives to reduce the consequences of illicit drug use, including supervised consumption facilities, the use of naloxone to reverse overdoses, and the medical use of diacetylmorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence.
Client satisfaction among participants in a randomized trial comparing oral methadone and injectable diacetylmorphine for long-term opioid-dependency.
SALOME, which stands for the Study to Assess Longer-term Opioid Medication Effectiveness, found hydromorphone (HDM) to be as effective as diacetylmorphine (pharmaceutical-grade prescription heroin) for people who have not benefited from previous treatments, such as methadone or suboxone.
11) Bayer Pharmaceuticals (1874) isolated diacetylmorphine for asthma and bronchitis, thus creating heroin.
Most patients were maintained on a single agonist, but many of the 80 patients maintained on diacetylmorphine received additional opioids for issues such as avoiding night-time withdrawal.
It begins production of diacetylmorphine and coins the name "heroin".
La prescription medicale d'heroine, utilisant la diacetylmorphine comme principal agent therapeutique, represente une alternative a la methadone ou a la buprenorphine (1).
Ions of Interest Oxycodone hydroxyl-imino tri-methyl Oxymorphone hydroxyl-imino silyl derivatives tri-methyl silyl derivatives Principal ions OCOD Principal ions OMOR 459 analyte (common ion) 459 analyte (common ion) 474 analyts 533 analyte 465 d6 analog 462 d3 analog 480 analog 536 d3 analog 1 Amphetamine 2 Phentermine 3 Methamphetamine 4 Nicotine 5 Methylenedioxyamphetamine(MDA) 6 Methylenedioxymethamphetamine(MDMA) 7 Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine 8 Meperidine 9 Phencyclidine 10 Methadone 11 Cocaine 12 SKF-525a (RTL Compound) 13 Oxazepam 14 Tetrahydrocannabinol 15 Codeine 16 Lorazepam 17 Diazepam 18 Hydrocodone 19 Oxycodone 20 Temazepam 21 Diacetylmorphine 22 Flunitrazepam 23 Nitrazepam 24 Clonazepam 25 Alprazolam 26 Verapamil 27 Strychnine 28 Trazodone