NSAIDs v. Opioids Chiropractic v. NSAIDs Opioids v. Chiropractic [NSAIDs = non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs] Terminology (1) Opium is made from the poppy plant. [The opium poppy is the leading cash crop in Afghanistan]. Opiates are compounds that can be purified directly from opium without modification. This includes morphine and codeine. Opioids are a synthetic form of opium, like oxycodone. OxyContin is pure oxycodone. Brief […]
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