Opioids [ˈō-pē-ˌȯid] noun
Prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illegal drugs, such as heroin.
Opioids are highly addictive drugs that have dangerous side effects and can cause overdose and death.
Opioids are the cause of a current epidemic in Anne Arundel County. More than one opioid overdose happens daily in Anne Arundel County.
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