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What are examples of opioid medications?

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Opioid medications includes codeine and morphine (Astramorph, Avinza, Kadian, MS Contin, Oramorph SR) and the following:

  • Fentanyl (Actiq, Duragesic, Fentora)
  • Hydrocodone (Zohydro ER, Hysingla ER)
  • Hydrocodone with acetaminophen (Lorcet, Lortab, Norco, Vicodin)
  • Hydromorphone (Dilaudid, Exalgo)
  • Meperidine ()
  • Methadone (Dolophine, Methadose)
  • Oxycodone (OxyContin, OxyFast, Roxicodone)
  • Oxycodone with acetaminophen (Roxicet, Endocet, Percocet)
  • Oxycodone and naloxone (Targiniq ER)

From: Prescription Drug Abuse WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

FDA: "Prescription Drug Use and Abuse," "FDA approves first buprenorphine implant for treatment of opioid dependence."

National Institute on Drug Abuse: "Topics in Brief: Prescription Drug Abuse."

National Institute on Drug Abuse: "Trends in prescription drug abuse."

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on February 06, 2018

SOURCES:

FDA: "Prescription Drug Use and Abuse," "FDA approves first buprenorphine implant for treatment of opioid dependence."

National Institute on Drug Abuse: "Topics in Brief: Prescription Drug Abuse."

National Institute on Drug Abuse: "Trends in prescription drug abuse."

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on February 06, 2018

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