The difference between opiates and opioids, the various types, and their effects

What Are Opiates

What is an opiate? Where do they come from? What types of opiates/opioids are there? What is the difference between an opiate and an opioid?

Types of Opioids

Each page contains information about the opioid's chemistry, history, legality, and medical and pharmaceutical uses.

Effects of Opioids

Short term effects(common, uncommon, rare/overdose); long-term effects; effects of IV opioid use.

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