"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.
Proulx D, Fantasia HC. The Lived Experience of Postpartum Women Attending Outpatient Substance Treatment for Opioid or Heroin Use. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2021 03; 66(2):211-217.
Walley AY, Bernson D, Larochelle MR, Green TC, Young L, Land T. The Contribution of Prescribed and Illicit Opioids to Fatal Overdoses in Massachusetts, 2013-2015. Public Health Rep. 2019 Nov/Dec; 134(6):667-674.
Parzych L, Jo J, Diwan A, Swart E. "Found Down" Compartment Syndrome: Experience from the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Sep 04; 101(17):1569-1574.
Amjad W, Qureshi WT, Farooq AU. Delayed Cerebral Edema Leading to Cerebral Hernia in a Patient With Heroin Overdose. Am J Ther. 2018 Nov/Dec; 25(6):e752-e755.
Desai N, Kraus SW, Houchins JR. Factors to Consider for Reducing US Opioid-Related Deaths: Looking Beyond Access. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 11 01; 74(11):1171.
Griswold MK, Chai PR, Krotulski AJ, Friscia M, Chapman B, Boyer EW, Logan BK, Babu KM. Self-identification of nonpharmaceutical fentanyl exposure following heroin overdose. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2018 Jan; 56(1):37-42.
Willman MW, Liss DB, Schwarz ES, Mullins ME. Do heroin overdose patients require observation after receiving naloxone? Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Feb; 55(2):81-87.
Chhabra L, Abraham GM. An unusual oro-naso-sinus communication resulting from heroin and cocaine snorting. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jul 02; 2013.
Francesconi W, Berton F, Repunte-Canonigo V, Hagihara K, Thurbon D, Lekic D, Specio SE, Greenwell TN, Chen SA, Rice KC, Richardson HN, O'Dell LE, Zorrilla EP, Morales M, Koob GF, Sanna PP. Protracted withdrawal from alcohol and drugs of abuse impairs long-term potentiation of intrinsic excitability in the juxtacapsular bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr 29; 29(17):5389-401.
Courtney J, Boyer E. Case files of the University of Massachusetts fellowship in medical toxicology: lethal dose of opioids contained in an elastomeric capsule labeled as vancomycin. J Med Toxicol. 2008 Sep; 4(3):192-6.