The Antidote to an Overdose: The Naloxone Kit

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Candidate What Are Opioid Medications? Opioids are a class of medications that include codeine, morphine and hydromorphone and several others. In medical practice, opioid medications are used to treat severe or chronic pain that does not respond to weaker medications like those that are available over-the-counter. Outside of pain therapy, special opioids like…