opioid

  1. What is an Opioid? What is an Opiate?

    What is an Opioid? What is an Opiate?

    The term “Opioids” is a blanket term used for any drug, including opiates, which are active by binding to the C.N.S. or gastrointestinal tract opioid receptors, thus having an action comparable to that of opiates. It is a broad class of narcotics whose activity comes from their receptor...
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