What are Prescription Opiates?

Opiates are typically prescribed for pain relief. Common opiates are Vicodin ®, OxyContin®, Percacet®, Demerol®, Opana®, Daron®, Norco®, Lomotil®, hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, morphine, and Fentanyl. For a full list of opiates, including brand and slang names, please visit our Opioid Definitions page.

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  1. A common worry among people considering treatment with methadone or buprenorphine is that they are substituting one drug for another and will therefore continue to feed their addiction. But it does not work this way.

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