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What is The First Line of Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder?

What is The First Line of Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder?

An opioid use disorder is when a person is abusing any type of opioid drug. Opioids include heroin, all prescription pain killers, morphine, opium, fentanyl, and methadone. Opioid use disorders are referred to as OUD. There is a distinction between opioid-dependent and opioid-addicted. Both share burden of causing physical dependency and withdrawal symptoms. However, addiction …

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