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"Opioid induced hyperalgesia"




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    actually make pain worse. The condition is called "opioid-induced hyperalgesia." Years ago, the idea of treating pain with narcotics was unheard of, but now it is commonplace. Despite their legal statusRead more

Opioid-induced hyperalgesia

Disease

Opioid-induced hyperalgesia or opioid-induced abnormal pain sensitivity, also called paradoxical hyperalgesia is a phenomenon associated with the long term use of opioids such as morphine[citation needed], hydrocodone[citation needed], oxycodone[citation needed], and methadone[citation needed]. Over time, individuals taking opioids can develop an increasing sensitivity to noxious stimuli, even...More