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    Understanding Opioids: What They Are and How They Work

    Introduction to Opioids: Definition and Types Opioids are a class of drugs that are commonly prescribed to relieve pain. They work by binding to specific receptors in the brain and body, reducing the perception of pain and producing feelings of euphoria. However, opioids can also be highly addictive and have a high potential for abuse. There are several types of…

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    Understanding Methadone: What It Is and How It Works

    Introduction to Methadone: What Is It? Methadone is a synthetic opioid medication that is primarily used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain and opioid addiction. It is a long-acting drug that is available in different forms such as tablets, liquid, and powder. Methadone works by changing how the brain and nervous system respond to pain, which makes it…

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