3.4 Read the booklet

Read: Opioids and Morphine Derivatives


Opioids are drugs that act on the nervous system to relieve pain. Continued use and abuse can lead to physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms. They come in tablets, capsules or liquid.

Some of the well-known brand and street names:


BRAND NAMES Solpadeine Nurofen Plus Oramorph (morphine) Physeptone (methadone) Duragesic (fentanyl) STREET NAMES Solpo’s Apache China girl Dance fever Lollipops Flatline Tango and Cash China white TNT BRAND NAMES Fiorional with Codeine Robitussin A-C Tylenol (Paracetamol) with Codeine Empirin (Aspirin) with Codeine Pethidine OxyContin STREET NAMES Captain Cody Cody Schoolboy Doors & Fours Pancakes & Syrup Loads Oxy 80 Oxycat Hillbilly heroin Percs or Perks BRAND NAMES Demerol Palladone (hydromorphone) Diagesil (diamorphine) STREET NAMES Demmies Pain killer Juice Dillies