Dangers of Combining Morphine and Tranquilizers

Morphine is the oldest opioid painkiller. Although it has relieved pain since the nineteenth century, abusing it can cause addiction and health problems. Taking tranquilizer drugs in combination with morphine poses a serious risk of deadly overdose. What Are Tranquilizers? The term “tranquilizer” really describes how a drug is used, rather than the chemical properties of the drug or the precise ways in which it reacts with the body. A drug that is considered a tranquilizer slows down body...

Acetaminophen Overdose and Liver Damage

Acetaminophen is commonly bought over-the-counter in Tylenol and is currently one of the most popular painkillers in the United States. The substance appears in over 200 medications in addition to Tylenol as well. The association between the drug and liver problems has been known for years and many patients know to ask their doctors about Tylenol usage when diagnosed with liver disease. Liver Damage and Acetaminophen The risk of acetaminophen damaging a patient’s liver often depends on the...

Dangers of Combining Marijuana and Morphine

Marijuana is a gateway drug as it is often the first drug that potential substance abusers try to see if they like it and if they can handle heavier drugs. Others start using marijuana with no intention of ever using anything else, but drug abuse has a way of growing on people. As their inhibitions decrease through prolonged marijuana use, they begin to believe that they can handle heavier drugs: since marijuana seems to have done no damage, they begin a downward spiral of combining marijuana...

Morphine Abuse and Drug Interactions

Morphine abuse is dangerous enough on its own, but when you combine it with other drugs you become even more likely to experience a drug overdose or a complication stemming from drug abuse. Combining drugs is always dangerous, even if you have been told that it is safe or if you have done it a hundred times without harm. If you are addicted to morphine and another drug, you can get help for your problem. Do not continue abusing morphine with another drug because you think it is impossible to...