Opioid Use Disorder

Last Updated: February 21, 2023

Opioids are a class of drugs that act on the nervous system to produce relief and feelings of euphoria. They are commonly prescribed to manage chronic pain. Opioid use disorder is characterized by a strong, compulsive urge to use opioid drugs, despite no longer needing them medically and despite negative consequences.

Opioid Use Disorder falls under theBrain Healthcategory.

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