Opiates are used for treating pain caused by surgery, injury or a chronic condition. Using the drugs in larger amounts or for longer periods of time than prescribed by a physician can lead to addiction. Recreational or experimental use also leads to addiction and often does so at a much faster rate. Opiates are […]
Potential for relapse from opiate addiction.
Opiates are a drug that has been in existence for centuries. Although they have been around for a long time, opiates are among the most addictive drugs in the world. In most cases, prescription opiates are used to provide relief for chronic pain. Some commonly prescribed opiates include morphine and codeine. Illegal opiates include drugs […]