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Morphine - reduction of pain perception
Mu agonist
Works along pain pathways
Adverse Effects:
Miosis
Ortho hypotension
Respiratory depression
Hack Supression
Intestine: constipation
Nausea
Euphoria
Sedation
IMPORTANT: Causes constipation, addiction low in chronic pain patients
Methadone (Dolophine)
Mu agonist
Oral and Long lasting
Used to treat drug addicts
Meperidine (Demerol)
Mu agonist
AE: Together with MAO inhibitors, it causes respiratory depression, excitation, delirium and convulsions
Given as analgesia during childbirth
Codeine
Weak mu agonist
It is combined with other NSAIDs
Anti-tussive and analgesic mild pain
Oxycodone
Weak mu agonist
Combined with other NSAIDs (Percodan and Percocet)
Used as pain relief (analgesia)
Loperamide (Imodium)
Mu agonist
Poorly absorbed orally
Anti-diarrheal, low abuse potential