What Are Opioids? Could You Please Give An Example?

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What Are Opioids? Could You Please Give An Example?

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Opioids are synthetic narcotics that resemble natural opiates like morphine and codeine.

Opioids provide pain relief by binding to or affecting the body's opiate receptors. Some examples of well-known opioids include: hydrocodone, oxycodone, fentynal and methadone.

Karen

Answered by Karen Lee Richards