Opioids: Frequently Asked Questions
Article from Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine explains, "An opioid is a type of drug found in prescription pain medicine. It is also found in “street drugs” such as heroin. Prescription opioids can help with pain when used under a doctor’s order. They may be addictive and cause side effects and even death when used incorrectly."
This article covers several frequently asked questions about opioids and answers them.