Opiates

IB Chemistry: Opiates

Some care needs to be taken with some of the statements made in the subject guide about morphine and its derivatives.In the Nature of Science section for D.3 it states“Data and its subsequent relationships—opium and its many derivatives have been used as a painkiller in a variety of forms for thousands of years. One of these derivatives is diamorphine“This implies to me that diamorphine (heroin) has been known...


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