Skin patches of Butrans have buprenorphine in them, which is an opioid pain medicine. An opioid is also sometimes termed as a narcotic. Butrans Skin Patch is effectively used to treat mild to serious chronic pain which cannot be relieved by other drugs. Butrans Skin Patch is safe only when it is recommended by your doctor.
Recent report published by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests over 42 women die every day from opioid drug overdose, which includes street narcotics and prescription opioids.
Opiate Withdrawal refers to the gamut of symptoms which an individual suffers from when drastically cutting down the amount of opiate drugs or after stopping them abruptly after a very prolonged use. Know the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for opiate withdrawal.
Q and A on Effects of Opioids on Normal Breathing: Opioid reduces rate of breathing and also reduces volume of air inhaled by abruptly changing inspiration to expiration. Also know about Opioid Effect on Respiratory Center, Treatment.
Narcotic Pain Medications also known as Narcotic Analgesics. It is quite an effective and preferred way to treat certain pain conditions like pain caused by arthritis and other muscle and joint pain conditions. Know the uses, benefits and risks of narcotic pain medications.