Opium and its forms (which include morphine, heroin, oxycodone, and the synthetic opioid narcotics) lead to an abnormal mental state, which generally involves excessive
Intoxication - opioids
In the United States, the most commonly abused opioids are heroin and methadone.
Life can be better with the use of chemicals. Every year, I embark on chemical warfare in my rose garden. The bugs try to eat all of the... Read more »
If you take prescription opioid medications for your chronic pain, please read this alert.The FDA is advising patients and health care... Read more »
A new study, published in the December issue of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, suggests that adding a cannabinoid to opioid... Read more »
Doctors often hesitate to prescribe morphine-based painkillers for patients with chronic pain. In this review article, Dr. J. Schneider, a pain... Read more »
Every year over 200 million prescriptions are written for opioids in the United States. An opioid is a chemical substance that acts like morphine in... Read more »