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Average Street Price Of Morphine

Morphine is a powerful opioid analgesic that is sold illegally on the street. Its street value is influenced by many factors including formulation, geographic location, and more.

Average Street Price Of Morphine

Morphine is a prescription opioid painkiller that is considered a Schedule II narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act.

Due to its potent physical effects, prescription morphine is often sold on the black market in pill form. Currently, the two common dosages for a morphine tablet are 15 mg and 30 mg.

Average price of morphine by dose:

  • a 15 mg tablet of morphine will cost approximately $8
  • a 30 mg morphine pill will sell on the street for around $16

There are also extended-release morphine capsules that may go up to 200 mg in dosage. Street price data for morphine indicates that for each mg of the substance, a buyer will pay $.52.

What Affects The Street Price Of Morphine?

While the data listed above indicates the average street price for morphine in the United States, the cost can vary substantially depending on a range of factors.

Some of the factors that influence the cost of morphine include:

  • the strength or dosage of the morphine
  • desirability
  • scarcity of the drug
  • local law enforcement
  • competition between dealers

Morphine is often cut with synthetic opioids such as fentanyl to increase its potency while keeping the cost low. Morphine is also cut with stimulants such as methamphetamine.

Treatment For Substance Use Disorders

There are several treatment services available for people who misuse prescription drugs such as morphine, hydrocodone (Vicodin), oxycodone (Percocet), and other chronic pain medications.

Addiction rehab treatment may include:

Find An Opioid Addiction Treatment Center

Whether you’re looking for yourself or a loved one, you can find several evidence-based treatments such as inpatient care at Bedrock Recovery Center.

Call our helpline for more information. Our team can answer your questions about drug abuse and provide referrals for medical advice.

Written by
Bedrock Recovery Editorial Team

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