Opioids

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Drug Name Opioids
Brand Name Codeine: Tylenol® #1, #2, #3, #4, Atasol®15, Atasol®30, Codeine Contin®, and generics (Tylenol® and Atasol® products also contain 300-325 mg of acetaminophen) Morphine*: Morphine®, M-Eslon®, MS-Contin®, Kadian Hydromorphone*: Dilaudid®, Hydromorph-Contin® Oxycodone*: Percocet®, Percodan®, Oxycontin®, generics (Percocet® also contains 325 mg of acetaminophen) Meperidine: Demerol® *Morphine, hydromorphone and oxycodone are available in both short-acting and long-acting formulations.
Drug Type Prescription medication
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