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Can someone get addicted to codeine by taking a few tablets in a month?

Addiction occurs due to chronic or frequent use, which means a lot more often than you're taking it. Since you're going weeks between doses, and you're taking very small doses, there's no danger of ...
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Why is methadone not prescribed with naloxone for opioid use disorder?

The answer to this question lies within the clinical settings methadone and buprenorphine/naloxone are used in, and the forms in which they are provided to users as a result of how they are absorbed. ...
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Are auditory hallucinations a side effect of Oxycodone? How long does Oxycodone stay in the body?

There are some rare anecdotal reports of auditory hallucinations related to oxycodone. For example: Example 1 Example 2 But the half-life of oxycodone is a mere 3-4 hours, so after two days there ...
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What is Pramolan, is it an Opioid?

Opipramol (the molecule that is being sold under multiple names including Pramolan) is a nonselective monoamine reputake inhibitor with ATC code N06AA05 Opioids have the leading ATC number N02A..., ...
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Why don't people replace morphine with Beta-Endorphines?

One of the reasons is stability. According to this paper from 1979, the half-life of β-endorphin in 3 patients was measured at 37 minutes. This is in contrast to morphine, which has an elimination ...
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Opioids are addictive or cause dependency issues only?

Regarding one of the topics of this subject: Why can’t painkillers be both safe and effective? It should be duly noted that, One of the most problematic conditions when using opioids in clinic is the ...
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Intravenous morphine as painkiller for woman in labor and possible side effects in the newborn

By asking a few people I had access to and also searching in some of my reference books like Katzung, Martindale, and finally looking at Newborn Services Drug Protocol, I think I may have reached a ...
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