Opioids

Opioid (narcotic) analgesics are pain relievers which are chemically related to morphine and used fora variety of conditions and circumstances, including the treatment of migraine when other medications fail or are ineffective. Opioids work by blocking pain messages sent to the brain, thereby altering the brain’s perception of pain. As a powerful and highly effective pain reliever, opioids continue to be commonly prescribed for a number of pain states. Continue Reading