Oxycodone vs Hydrocodone: Differences and Similarities

Oxycodone vs Hydrocodone: Differences and Similarities What’s Oxycodone Oxycodone is a semisynthetic, moderately potent  opioid synthesized from thebaine, an opioid alkaloid found in the Persian poppy. It is  an opiate agonist that is the main active ingredient in a number of narcotic pain medications, including Percocet, OxyContin and Percodan. When taken orally oxycodone is 1.5 times more potent than morphine and commonly used to […]

Methadone Clinics – How They Operate & Locations

Methadone Clinics – How They Operate & Locations What is a Methadone Clinic? A methadone clinic is a clinic  for the dispensing of methadone (Dolophine), a schedule II opioid analgesic to a person who is addicted to opioid-based drugs, such as heroin or prescription painkillers. What Does a Methadone Clinic Do? The main focus of methadone clinics is the elimination or […]

Complete List- Private School Of Nursing In Nigeria

Complete List Private School Of Nursing In Nigeria A School of Nursing is a type of educational institution that provides education and training that prepares you to become a fully qualified nurse. The nature of nursing education and nursing qualifications varies considerably from country to country. Since the mid 20th century, nursing education in many countries has undergone many enhancements. […]

Is Demerol An Opioid [Meperidine Hydrochloride]

Is Demerol An Opioid [Meperidine Hydrochloride] Demerol [Meperidine Hydrochloride] is the brand name for Pethidine a synthetic opioid pain medication of the phenylpiperidine class. It was first Synthesized in 1939 as a potential anticholinergic agent by the German chemist Otto Eisleb, its analgesic properties were first recognized by Otto Schaumann while working for IG Farben, Germany. Demerol [Meperidine Hydrochloride] works […]

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