What are some common opioids? What do they do?

Often times a person will begin using opioids after finding them around their own home and testing them out. What are opioids? And why are they harmful? Opioids are highly addictive narcotic substances commonly prescribed to treat pain. COMMON OPIOIDS Oxycodone OxyContin®, Oxecta®, Roxicodone® Oxycodone/ Acetaminophen Percocet®, Endocet®, Roxicet® Hydrocodone/ Acetaminophen Lortab®, Vicodin®, Lorcet®, Norco®…