Opioid analgesic

What is Opioid analgesic?

Opioid analgesics are the drugs which act on the opioid receptors like mu, kappa, delta. These are the receptors for pain, scattered all over the body from the brain, to the skin. Morphine, pethidine, fentanyl, sufentanyl and codiene are the licensed narcotic opioid drugs.

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I believe I'm experiencing a very bad fibromyalgia flare up as I'm in pain all over my body including my legs and right hip which is so very...

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Fibromyalgia-flare up

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Hello, I've been on subutex for the past year, I've been off of it for 4 days. In 9 days I'll be having my 10th back surgery. How long does it take...

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drug will be out of the system maximum 10 days after last intake

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Can I continue taking my tramadol? I noticed that sometimes at night I have body jerks mainly the feet. I take 50mg daily as needed. I have seen...

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Tramadol should be taken not for prolonged period of time.

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