The most powerful prescription painkillers are opioids, which are made to react on the nervous system the same way as opium, morphine (a powerful painkiller that is highly addictive) or heroin. Opioids include codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone.Brand/Generic name – CodeineStreet names:
Doors & fours
Pancakes and syrup
Generic name – Hydrocodone
Generic name – Oxycodone
Increased tolerance, requiring higher doses to feel “normal” or high
Withdrawal includes restlessness, muscle and bone pain, diarrhea, vomiting, cold flashes and involuntary leg movement.
Increased risk of heart attack
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