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Opiates / Opioids
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Various
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Euphoric Depressant; Analgesic
CHEMICAL NAME
Various
DESCRIPTION
Opiates and opioids are classes of depressant analgesics derived from or chemically similar to substances found in P. somniferum, the opium poppy. They include both naturally occurring and synthetic substances.
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