Author: Cary Lind

What is an Opioid drug?

Opioids bind to opioid receptors in the body and brain to relieve pain. They may be synthetic or naturally occurring. Examples include prescription drugs such as Fentanyl, Heroin and Fentanyl. Opioids have a number of side effects including physical dependence and withdrawal when you stop using them. They may also increase the chances of having…

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