Opioid Disorders: A Case Study

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While reading the article I considered what would be some good questions to ask for this sections of the papers. My first question, what is the difference between the non-opioids and the strong opioids. After further reading I discovered that non-opioids are available in your drug store, such as ibuprofen. Opioids you can’t find at your drug store, these consist of the hard painkillers like Morphine and oxycodone. My second question, how do patients go off opioids without suffering from withdrawals? Opioids have to be slowly discontinued. “Decreasing the daily does by up to 10 to 20 per cent per day over several weeks to minimize withdrawal symptoms” My third and final question, is there a way to minimalize pain in a breast cancer patient without
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