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… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
The United States is experiencing an epidemic of prescription opioid misuse, with prescription opioid overdose deaths more than… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
CMAJ | MAY 8, 2017 | VOLUME 189 | ISSUE 18 E659 C hronic noncancer pain includes any painful condition that persists for at least… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance Amid the current opioid epidemic in the United States, the enhanced recovery after surgery pathway (ERAS) has emerged… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Opioid use, abuse, and adverse consequences, including death, have escalated at an alarming rate since the 1990s. In… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) can produce a huge amount of bioactive compounds. Since their elective habitat is food, especially… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose (poisoning) deaths. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
CONTEXT The rate of prescription opioid-related overdose death increased substantially in the United States over the past decade… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) is a major health problem, for which opioids provide one treatment option. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Increased activity of dopamine-containing neurons in the ventral tegmental area is necessary for the reinforcing effects of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The mesolimbic dopaminergic system has been implicated in mediating the motivational effects of opioids and other drugs of abuse… (More)
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