opiate analogues

opiate analogues

Drugs that simulate the effect of OPIATES and are used to relieve moderate to severe pain associated with anxiety. An example is tramadol (Dromadol SR, Dromadol XL, Tramake, Zydol SR and Zydol XL).
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