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Narcotic analgesics (also called opiods) are medications prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain. Examples include codeine, hydrocodone, OxyContin, Roxicodone, methadone, morphine, Dialudid, and fentanyl. Generic and brand names, side effects, drug interactions, dosing, and pregnancy safety information is provided.

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