OPIATE + OPIOID ADDICITON What is the difference between Opiates and Opioids?
A Natural Pain RemedIES
SYNTHETIC PAIN MEDICATIONS
What Medications Treat Opiate & Opioid Addiction?
These medications act directly upon the opioid receptors; more specically the mu receptors. Because the effects of these medications vary at the receptor level, there can be different clinical effects during treatment.
ReVia | Depade | Vivitrol
Buprenorphine Suboxone | Subutex
A FULL AGONIST binds to the receptor and activates it by changing its shape - inducing a full receptor response.
A PARTIAL AGONIST binds to the receptor and activates it with a smaller shape change in the receptor that includes a partial receptor response.
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