"Heroin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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)
- Heroin Hydrochloride
- Hydrochloride, Heroin
- Diacetylmorphine Hydrochloride
- Hydrochloride, Diacetylmorphine
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Heroin" by people in Profiles.
Does self-reported consumption of heroin correlate with dose of methadone among pregnant people with opioid use disorder? Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2022 05; 4(3):100587.
Health Care Utilization of Opioid Overdose Decedents with No Opioid Analgesic Prescription History. J Urban Health. 2019 02; 96(1):38-48.
Syndrome surveillance of fentanyl-laced heroin outbreaks: Utilization of EMS, Medical Examiner and Poison Center databases. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov; 35(11):1706-1708.
Commentary on Unick et?al. (2014): policy, price and purity. Addiction. 2014 Nov; 109(11):1899-900.
The effect of prehospital nebulized naloxone on suspected heroin-induced bronchospasm. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Apr; 31(4):717-8.
"Chasing the dragon"--heroin-associated spongiform leukoencephalopathy. J Med Toxicol. 2011 Sep; 7(3):240-2.
Street drugs possibly tainted with clenbuterol. J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Dec; 34(6):582-3.
A five-year review of the medical outcome of heroin body stuffers. J Emerg Med. 2009 Apr; 36(3):250-6.
Ethics and heroin prescription: no more fuzzy goals! Am J Bioeth. 2002; 2(2):52-3.
A comparison of the effects of intra-accumbens injections of amphetamine and morphine on reinstatement of heroin intravenous self-administration behavior. Brain Res. 1988 Aug 09; 457(2):287-94.