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noun as in drug

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Theranos claimed that it could perform a wildly large number of tests, such as measuring glucose levels and detecting different types of antibodies, or even marijuana and opiates.

Brundage’s husband started abusing his medications, especially his opiates, and getting extra pills from coworkers, which Brundage said she told the VA many times.

That’s why, the next month, after a cross-country move—when he went to an East Coast VA hospital for a pancreatic cancer screening and complained about his aching back—he was adamant that he not be given opiates.

Before the flight, he used heroin—and it was the last opiate he ever took.

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So it was like Perc 30s and opiates that were someone’s prescription that we got.

The three main types of medication for opiate withdrawal and recovery are methadone, buphrenorphine, and naltrexone.

The FDA approved Suboxone in 2002 to treat opiate addiction.

Although it is also used to control pain, it was created as a way to manage opiate addiction.

For one, despite evidence to their efficacy, many insurance plans will not cover the costs of opiate replacement therapies.

Without a complete overhaul of the opiate world, he worries it will continue.

The hours wore on toward night, and Nita slept under the influence of an opiate administered by the maid.

In spite of his groans and anguish, the old notary was insensible under the influence of an opiate.

It is here used by Milton as the name of an opiate and it is now occasionally used as a general name for drugs that relieve pain.

He was evidently under the influence of a heavy opiate, for there was no sign of life, except the faint breathing.

What a marvelous opiate the ecclesiastics have been injecting into the minds of the masses!


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opiate, such as: narcotic, opium, sedative, tranquilizer, anodyne, and depressant.

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