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Opioid Pain Medications

Opioid pain medications are the treatment of choice for moderate to severe pain in the palliative care and hospice setting. Read on for information on the various opioid medications available.

What You Need to Know About Methadone

Find answers to your questions about the pain medication methadone, including uses, side effects and precautions.

Why Would I Use Methadone?

Overview of methadone's pain-relieving properties and comparisons with morphine and other opiates.

Will I Become Addicted to Opioid Pain Medications?

Will I become addicted to opioid pain medications? Many patients with chronic pain in the palliative care and hospice setting have concerns about addiction to pain medications.

Morphine

Morphine Sulfate is considered the "gold standard" for treatment of moderate to severe pain in the palliative care and hospice setting. Learn more about it, including usage instructions and side effects.
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