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Pay attention to filtering your pharmaceuticals
May 17, 2012, 11:34 am
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The Harm Reduction Journal published an informative, well-researched article on filtration of morphine and particle contents of injections in 2009.  The research was done in Australia, however the main pill studied was the MS Contin timed-release morphine sulfate pill (widely available  in Canada and the U.S.).

Mophine filtered

Injection mixtures (cold extraction). Each mixture was prepared from one tablet as described in Methods. 1, unfiltered; 2, cigarette filtrate; 3, cigarette then 0.45 μm filtrate. McLean et al. Harm Reduction Journal 2009 6:37

Read the full article here