How do antidepressants help opiate addiction?

Answer Struggling with opiate addiction can be long and painful. Rehabilitation plans and treatments aim at speeding recovery. Antidepressants are now used to treat patients who have opiate addictions, wi... Read More »

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Is fentanyl an opiate?

Yes, fentanyl is a synthetically produced opiate. It belongs to the same class of opioid analgesics that morphine does, although fentanyl is more potent and used to treat cancer pain. Because of it... Read More »

Is seroquel an opiate?

Seroquel is not an opiate medication. Seroquel is an antipsychotic prescription medication used for the treatment of psychotic conditions such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Seroquel should... Read More »

Who said"Religion is the opiate of the masses"?

Karl Marx made this famous statement in his article "A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right," which appeared in a journal called "Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher," or "Ge... Read More »

How long does an opiate withdrawal usually last?

Withdrawal symptoms caused by discontinuing the use of opiates---heroin, morphine, codeine, Oxycontin, methadone, Dilaudid---typically begin within 12 hours of the last usage (heroin) and 30 hours ... Read More »