Hepatitis and Morphine Abuse

Hepatitis is a painful liver disease caused when a virus infiltrates and inflames the liver. It may surprise readers to think of morphine in conjunction with hepatitis, but abusing this opiate has serious consequences for liver health and addiction recovery. How Morphine Abuse Causes Hepatitis Morphine addiction does not directly cause any forms of hepatitis, but compulsive morphine use has debilitating effects on the user’s immune system. This weakens the body’s defenses against a...