5 thoughts on “From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (heroin)

    1. Unless I’m misinterpreting you all my research says it was the case. Two sources below

      “It gets its name from the German word “heroisch,” which in English means heroic. Heroin was initially used in the treatment of morphine addiction and as a cough suppressant and a cure-all for various ailments.”

      “In 1895, German drug manufacturer Bayer released its latest cough syrup, which they sold under the brand name “Heroin.” While hard to believe, this cough syrup was marketed as a safer alternative to morphine in the treatment of ailments.”|

      I’ve seen an ad for this.

      What were you meaning ‘Well…well…that sure isn’t the case’?.


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