Thank God, Opioid Withdrawal Is Manageable. Take the Detox Route

Thank God, Opioid Withdrawal Is Manageable. Take the Detox Route

Opiates or opioids is a class of drugs used to treat moderate pain, which includes drugs like Hydrocodone (Vicodin), Hydromorphone (Dilaudid), Codeine, Heroin, Morphine, Oxycodone (Percocet or Oxycontin), Methadone and Meperidine (Demerol). These drugs are known as effective painkillers that have been prescribed for the treatment of chronic, non-cancer pain, such as back pain or osteoarthritis. However, the problem is the use of these drugs is associated with dependence, misuse and withdrawal symptoms.

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