Prescription Opioids (a.k.a. Captain Cody, China White, Dance Fever, TNT, Tango & Cash, Vikes, Dillies, Pain Killers, Oxy, Miss Emma, O.C. Percs, Blues, O Bombs, Stop Signs, Goodfella, Apache)

Opioids are pain relievers with an origin to that of like heroin. They can cause euphoria and are use non-medically, leading to possible overdose & death.

Examples of these include Codeine, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, Vicodin, Lortab, Morphine, Oxycodone, Percocets, Opana, Demerol, Dilaudid, Methadone

What are the short term effects of Opioids?

The short-terms effects include pain relief, drowsiness, nausea, constipation, slowed breathing & death.

What are the long-term effects of Opioids?

The long-terms effects are unknown. However, there are other health-related issues that include miscarriage, low birth weight when pregnant. There is a higher risk of accidental misuse or abuse, increased drug interactions, risk of HIV, hepatitis, & other infectious diseases.

What are the symptoms of withdrawal?

There are symptoms of withdrawal these include restlessness, muscle & bone pain, insomnia, diarrhea, vomiting, cold flashes, leg movements.

How are Opioids used?

They can be injected, swallowed, smoked, or snorted.

What do they look like?