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27 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic use of opiate drugs may alter brain neurons to make animal brains more sensitive to stress, according to a new study.
BREWED heroin could become a terrifying reality within two years following the creation of genetically modified yeast that can be used to make opiate drugs, experts have warned.
However, tolerance to heroin and other opiate drugs appears to be lost fairly rapidly when users cease to use the drug, and deaths commonly occur in people who have previously been tolerant and have returned to using heroin.
Opiate drugs like morphine and its derivatives, including oxycodone and codeine, are the best and most powerful drugs for treating pain, the most common complaint that we have in medicine.
For one thing, DHCB doesn't appear to lose effectiveness with time in the way that traditional opiate drugs do.
It adds: "That would be metabolised into morphine and thus not distinguishable from opiate drugs such as heroin.
The suit claims Blackburn was negligent in prescribing Bennett "dangerous doses" of addictive opiate drugs that he should have known could interact dangerously with other drugs that Bennett had been prescribed.
I have noted that many of those dependent on opiate drugs feel this dependency is okay because a physician has prescribed it.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- About one baby is born every hour addicted to opiate drugs in the United States, according to new research from University of Michigan physicians.
DETECTIVES are investigating after opiate drugs were stolen from Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
A GP who was using false names to obtain prescriptions for opiate drugs for personal use was also caught, as was a part-time administrative worker who claimed pounds 40,000 in fraudulent overtime.