What drugs are Opioids/Opiates?

Opioids act on its receptors in order to produce effects that are usually given by morphine. In the medical industry, it is used for pain relief. Derived from opium, Opiates, is an interchangeable term for opioids. Examples:

  • Opium
  • Heroin
  • Oxycodone (OxyCotin, Roxicodone, and Oxecta)
  • Hydrocodone (Vicodine, Lorcet, and Lortab)
  • Morphine (MS Contin, Oramorph SR, Avinza, and Arymo ER)
  • Hydromorphone (Dilaudid and Exalgo)
  • Fentanyl (Actiq, Fentora, Duragesic, Subsys, Abstral, and Lazanda)
  • Codeine
  • Methadone (Dolophine and Methadose)
  • Meperidine (Demerol)
  • Oxymorphone (Opana)
  • Tramadol (ConZip, Ultram,. and Ryzolt)
  • Carfentanil