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Codeine Addiction

Codeine Addiction: Signs and Treatment Options

For some people, codeine provides relief from pain and sickness. But for others, it’s a source of pain and struggle. Codeine addiction is a serious problem that contributes to the devastating opioid epidemic in the United States. Mental health problems and other factors contribute to the damaging impact this substance can have when it’s misused....
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Fentanyl vs Morphine: Which Opioids Are Most Dangerous?

While Fentanyl and morphine are both painkillers, different painkillers affect the body in different ways. Two of the most common and potent opioids used in hospital settings are morphine and fentanyl. With the large number of fentanyl overdoses in the past decade, patients prescribed fentanyl may wonder, “How strong is fentanyl vs morphine?”   When...
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How Opioid Antagonists Protect Against Overdose

Throughout the United States, it is becoming easier for the general public to get their hands on an opioid antagonist. And due to the opioid epidemic, these opioid antagonist kits are actually available at pharmacies over the counter, which means that there is no prescription needed. But what exactly is an opioid antagonist, and can...
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