Oxymorphone

What is Oxymorphone? Oxymorphone is a very effective prescription opioid that is used to treat various degrees of pain. It is very common for patients who are dealing with chronic…

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Heroin

What Is Heroin? An opioid that is made from morphine, heroin can be smoked, injected, or smoked. It is a natural substance that is taken from poppy plant seed pods…

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Lortab

What Is Lortab? Lortab is a narcotic that is used to treat pain. A commonly prescribed painkiller, Lortab is a brand name for a drug that contains acetaminophen and hydrocodone…

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Central Nervous System Depressants

Central nervous system depressants are a group of prescription medications that when taken reduce brain stimulation and create feelings of relaxation. Depressants may put users to sleep, relieve muscle spasms…

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Fentanyl

What Is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a very potent synthetic opioid that is usually prescribed by medical professionals to treat patients with serious chronic pain that cannot be effectively managed with…

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Opioid Prescription Rates

The use of prescription opioids, as well as heroin, have reached crisis levels throughout the United States. It is now commonly described as the ‘opioid epidemic’ as a large number…

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Opioid Use Disorder

Opioids are a group of synthetic or natural drugs derived from the poppy plant which when taken binds to the brain cells and can relieve pain and produce a euphoric…

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Opioid Treatment

Prescription opioids are a group of natural and synthetic substances that act as the natural endorphins in the human body by providing relief from pain and giving a feeling of…

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Opioid Addiction Treatment

Understanding Opioid Addiction Addiction can be described as a chronic psychological disorder in which a person consistently does something or uses a drug despite its negative impact.  It is a…

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The Opioid Crisis

 Opioid National Emergency The opioid crisis in the U.S. can be likened to natural disasters like tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes, but unlike these very deadly natural disasters, the opioid crisis…

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