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Opioids

Known as: opioid product, opiates in any form, opiate agonists 
A class of synthetic chemicals/drugs similar to opiates (opium derivatives) with analgesic properties. Due to binding to opiate receptors, opioids… Expand
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2019
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2019
Worldwide, the use of prescription opioid analgesics more than doubled between 2001 and 2013, with several countries, including… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
Opioids are a mainstay of acute pain management but can have many adverse effects, contributing to problematic long-term use… Expand
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Review
2019
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2019
OBJECTIVES Opioid misuse has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Post-operative opioids have been linked to… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
The opioid epidemic has been called the "most consequential preventable public health problem in the United States." Though there… Expand
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2018
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2018
BACKGROUND Starting with approval for clinical use in the treatment of opioid dependence in October 2002 by the Food and Drug… Expand
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2018
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2018
Opioids are the most commonly used and effective analgesic treatments for severe pain, but they have recently come under scrutiny… Expand
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Review
2018
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2018
There is increasing evidence in humans and laboratory animals for biologically based sex differences in every phase of drug… Expand
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2018
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2018
Drug addiction is a worldwide societal problem and public health burden, and results from recreational drug use that develops… Expand
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2017
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2017
Opioids are widely used in clinical anesthesia. However, side effects include postoperative nausea and vomiting, shivering, ileus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Opioid peptides were assayed by inhibition of 3H-naloxone and 3H-leu-enkephalin binding in brain homogenates and by depression of… Expand
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