The Effects of Morphine on Human Body

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Morphine effects According to MediResource (2012) Morphine belongs to a class of medication that is collectively referred to as narcotic analgesics. It is an opiate pain reliever. It functions in a manner that it binds to the opioid receptors within the body giving the following effect; cough suppression, pain relieving, drowsiness, relief from anxiety, initiates euphoria or dysphoria, decreases breathing, changes in the circulatory system, slows the digestive tract and release of histamine into the system. Quite a large number of people abuse morphine as they use it for recreation effects. These people are likely to experience euphoria and keep taking it because of this effect it has on them. Once an individual uses it frequently, he develops tolerance as well as dependence on morphine. Effectively, this will call for a higher dose of the drug to be ingested for the desired effect to be achieved and the body system will also grow accustomed to the effects that come along taking it. Side effects of morphine There are several side effects that can be observed among the morphine users as numerated by Clinaero Inc. (2012), however, it is not everyone who takes the drug will experience the side effects as most patients will tolerate morphine well. The side effects are also minor in cases where they occur and may not need any form of treatment, and these side effects include; dizziness or lightheadedness, drowsiness, vomiting or nausea, sweating, occurrence of unusual
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