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The Addiction Research


Topic: Somatic comorbidity

Somatic Comorbidity

Opioid dependence is often combined with health problems like HIV or Hepatitis C.

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Opioids are excellent pain relievers. However, many patients refuse to use these medications because of the fact that opioids can cause addiction. Some physicians also refuse to prescribe them for this reason. But if opioids are prescribed according to international guidelines, they represent a recommendable medication for pain management.
HIV infection Hepatitis C
Pain Somatic Comorbidities of Opioid Addiction