Heroin is the most often illegally taken drug of opiates. It evokes heavy forms of physical and psychic addiction very fast. Several injections of this drug are enough for a human to have addiction to and strive to take this drug further. So-called “street- heroin” is sold in form o white or brown powder.
Real content of heroin in this mixture always is not known because pure heroin is mixed with sugar, starch or dried milk. Also heroin may be mixed with other strong medicines such as benzodiazepine, barbiturates. Since heroin user does not know real content of the mixture bought and taken, he/she incurs high risk of overdosing and death.